The Hickory Police Department is stepping up traffic enforcement on sections of U.S. 70 and South Center Street during July.

As part of the Pay Attention in City Traffic initiative, HPD will be targeting enforcement on the section of U.S. 70 SE from Fourth Street Drive SW to Second Street SW and the portion of South Center Street from Second Avenue SW to U.S. 70 SW, according to a police release.

Officers will be looking for drivers running red lights, speeding, driving distracted and following too close.

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