Operation Thunder yields more traffic violations

Road checks continued Monday as part of Operation Thunder, with the majority of violations for speeding and seatbelt usage.

Checks were performed Monday on Georgia Highway 56, Bobby Jones Expressway and Eve Street at Greene Street. The three-month operation in Richmond County started Feb. 14 and is aimed at cutting driving offenses.

MONDAY’S OPERATION THUNDER STATISTICS

Seatbelt cases: 32

Child restraint: 20

DUI: 3

Uninsured motorists: 3

Suspended/revoked license: 5

Excessive tint: 2

Texting: 6

Speeding: 42

Other violations: 17

Warnings:53

Arrests: 3

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