Operation Stop Aggressive Driving, or SAD, is the latest effort by the City of Corpus Christi to stop aggressive driving in the area.
On Thursday, the Corpus Christi Police Department released statistics from over the past two weeks.
The campaign began Aug. 1 with officers patrolling areas of Corpus Christi. During a two-week span, a total of 1,139 citations were issued, 890 of which were for speeding.
There were 149 citations issued to drivers going 20 miles per hour over the speed limit, and 18 issued to drivers going 10 miles per hour over the speed limit in a school zone.
36 citations were issued for all other aggressive citations, and there were five reckless driving arrests.
Police officers are classifying an aggressive driver as someone who drives 10 miles per hour over the speed limit in an active school zone or 20 miles per hour over the speed limit on a public road.
A person who tailgates or makes an erratic lane change, or uses the shoulder to pass a vehicle, is also classified as an aggressive driver.
In the coming months, police also plan to go after those who text and drive.
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