NYPD issues hundreds of tickets in Brooklyn during hazardous driving crackdown

Three Brooklyn police precincts took part in the recent citywide initiative. (6/13/14)

BROOKLYN - The NYPD says it issued hundreds of violations during a recent citywide crackdown on hazardous driving. 

The 68th, 70th and 78th precincts are the three Brooklyn precincts that took part in the initiative between May 26 and June 1. 

According to police, drivers in the 70th Precinct were stopped the most, resulting in 418 tickets. The 68th saw 195 tickets and the 78th had the least violations with 166. Infractions included speeding, failing to yield to pedestrians and cellphone use behind the wheel. 

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Officers say that while that latest crackdown has ended, drivers should still practice safe driving habits at all times. 

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