Phone: 239-477-1000
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Daily Traffic Enforcement Update
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is providing the information listed below in continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and education, plus to emphasize the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries and death on Lee County roads.

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, the Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement:

  1. Ben Hill Griffin Parkway, Fort Myers / Estero
  2. East Terry Street, Bonita Springs
  3. Old McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers

Locations are selected based upon high incidents of crashes, traffic surveys and citizen complaints. The Sheriff’s Office is committed to promoting traffic safety and enforcing the law. By focusing on violations such as red light running, speeding, DUI and others, motorists become more alert and are encouraged to obey traffic laws. The Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit and District Patrol Deputies enforce our traffic laws each day by issuing citations and warnings. Preliminary results from their cumulative activity yesterday are as follows:

  Citations Issued:   29
  Written Warnings Issued:   53

Citizens can help by letting us know if they observe problem areas, aggressive or impaired drivers and by their compliance with the rules of the road. To get in touch with one of our traffic deputies call (239) 477-1000. If you see a reckless or drunk driver while you are traveling in your motor vehicle in Lee County, dial 9-1-1.

This traffic enforcement advisory is available each day on the Sheriff’s Office website at

Everyone is reminded to “Fasten Your Seat Belts, be courteous to drivers and pedestrians and together we can reduce traffic related fatalities, injuries and property damage.

Note: Parents, our streets and highways are at their busiest this time of year. It a good a good time to remind and encourage our driving teens to stay focused on the cars and trucks around them and the road before them. For those who are interested, the Sheriff's Office offers the Teen Driving Challenge, a program conducted each month by the Sheriff's Office where the young drivers are taught safe driving habits and practice them on a closed course. Call 477-1000 for more information.