The Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office was awarded a grant by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission to conduct a specialized detail. The objective was to encourage residents to comply with laws to keep themselves as well as others safe.
During the detail, deputies found 57 vehicles with 74 violations. The following citations were issued:
- No seat belt - 67
- Driving under suspension - 11
- No driver's license - 3
- Expired driver's license - 4
- No insurance - 3
- Switch plate - 2
- Illegal tint - 3
- No driver's license in possession - 1
- Speeding - 12
- Expired MVI - 4
- No registraton - 1
Evangeline Parish Sheriff Charles Guillory said, " Seat belts are the single most effective way to prevent death and injury while driving".