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New program helps police curb aggressive driving in Corpus Christi

Any driver in Corpus Christi can now report aggressive and dangerous drivers with just a click of a button. A victim of recent hit and run in Corpus Christi, James Bonner, welcomes this initiative saying aggressive drivers shouldn’t be on our roads. He describes the way some people drive in Corpus Christi as ‘crazy’. Recounting his hit and run experience, Bonner said a car was going the wrong way on Gollihar Road and Ayers Street when it ran into his vehicle. According to him, he had little time to react before the impact. The wrong way driver did not stop to help.

The idea behind the CCPD program is for residents of Corpus Christi to report drivers who should not be on the road. According to KIII-TV, police Lt. Michael Pena described the program as one that would strengthen communication within the community. All a driver had to do to report a dangerous driver is to mail the police department a basic description of the dangerous driver. According to CCPD, the emails will go to patrol captains, traffic session lieutenants, and traffic engineering to address the issue, hopefully in real time.

How to report an aggressive or dangerous driver in Corpus Christi

Send the following details to the Corpus Christi Police Department at [email protected].

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Description of the vehicle
  • License plate

Behaviors that can be termed aggressive include:

  • Speeding
  • Tailgating
  • Abrupt lane changes
  • Distracted driving (e.g. the use of cell phone use while driving)
  • Failing to signal a lane change

Contact a car accident attorney in Corpus Christi to discuss your options

If you have recently been involved in a serious car accident in the Corpus Christi due to an aggressive driver, you should contact Minesh J. Patel, a Corpus Christi personal injury lawyer at The Patel Firm PLLC. We have the legal knowledge and personal dedication to ensure that you receive the legal representation you deserve after a car accident or truck accident in Corpus Christi resulting in an injury. We are here to serve the Corpus Christi community and advocate for injury victims of Corpus Christi auto accidents– we are ready to help you in your time of need. As an injury lawyer in Corpus Christi, Minesh Patel, knows the stresses of being involved in a car accident. He and his talented staff will fight aggressively for you and your rights, fighting the insurance company tooth and nail for the justice you deserve.  Call, text, or email our injury law firm in Corpus Christi, any time. 24/7/365, someone at The Patel Firm PLLC is ready and waiting to speak with you. Reach out to us.

*This blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to, and should not be construed as legal advice.

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