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Charlotte Co. Sheriff’s office targets Placida Road

Deputies will be watching Placida Road this week.

Deputies will be watch­ing Placida Road this week.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office will pay spe­cial atten­tion to traf­fic enforce­ment at these loca­tions through July 31:

Speed watch:

  • • The entire length of Placida Road

• The entire length of Mel­bourne Street in Port Charlotte

Traf­fic light enforcement:

• Vet­er­ans Boule­vard and Atwa­ter Street in Port Charlotte

• U.S. 41 (Tami­ami Trail) and Mid­way Boule­vard in Port Charlotte

Accord­ing to the Depart­ment of High­way Safety & Motor Vehi­cles, Char­lotte County has 17 vehi­cle deaths so far this year; there were 16 deaths this same time last year.

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