To keep students, teachers and parents safe at the end of the school year, local law enforcement agencies are conducting emphasis speed patrols near elementary, middle and high schools.
Thurston County’s Target Zero Task Force has placed speed signs near schools throughout the county to gather data. Officers from the Washington State Patrol, Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, Olympia Police Department and Yelm Police Department will conduct emphasis patrols.
The goal of Target Zero is to eliminate traffic deaths by the year 2030. To learn more, visit targetzero.com.