100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T.

Canton, Cherokee County GA. May 24, 2010 - In conjunction with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS), the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic Unit (H.E.A.T.) is notifying drivers about “100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T”. The campaign started May 17th and ends September 6th and focuses on traffic education and enforcement.

     During this period of time initiatives such as “Click it or Ticket” and “Operation Zero Tolerance” will address seat belt safety and impaired driving. Safety check points will be set up during the summer months to insure drivers comply with these and other traffic laws.

     The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office HEAT Unit has been in existence for 6 years and focuses reducing the number of impaired driving crashes and enforcing laws targeting aggressive driving. The unit consists of 3 deputies and Cpl. Michael Wells is currently in charge of supervising the unit.





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