Traffic Enforcement Safety Team
The Traffic Enforcement Safety Team's mission is to increase public safety on the streets and highways of the City of Madison. Through the use of both enforcement and education, TEST addresses dangerous behaviors that compromise traffic safety.
Each police district has a TEST liaison who identifies enforcement needs of the district and works with district personnel in developing traffic safety initiatives. TEST also responds to citizen complaints about problem areas in need of increased/focused traffic enforcement.
November 11, 2013 2:36 PM
The City of Madison Police Department Crossing Guard program has seen a 25% increase in the number of tickets written so far this school year over the same time period last year. These $88.80 tickets are issued to owners of vehicles observed to have not stopped, remain stopped, or stopped … [read more]
August 30, 2013 9:09 AM
The Madison Police Department would like to welcome students, teachers and parents back to school for the 2013-2014 School Year. As School begins we would like to remind motorists of School Zone safety and ask that they: • Slow down in school zones • Stay alert for the presence of … [read more]
August 26, 2013 9:44 AM
On Tuesday, August 20, Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (TEST) officers participated in red signal enforcement at the corner of University Av and N Brooks St. Officers were out to monitor correct and safe stops at the red traffic signal at that intersection. The team had 30 stops: three were … [read more]
- Call (608) 266-4622
- Call Speeders Hotline: (608) 266-4624 to lodge a complaint.
- Report Traffic Enforcement Concerns
A complaint log is maintained and shared with district personnel, who will investigate the nature of the problem. If an assessment of the problem area indicates the need for heightened traffic enforcement, the TEST team will undertake a traffic initiative to address the problem.