New York State launched “Operation Hardhat” on Tuesday according to Governor Cuomo's office. It’s a statewide traffic enforcement detail to crack down on work zone violations and highlight the importance of safe driving when encountering construction, maintenance and emergency operations along state highways. State Troopers will patrol active highway work zones throughout the summer while the Department of Transportation with partner with law enforcement on additional unannounced enforcement efforts in construction zones in the coming months.

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