An inside look at Fairfax County police's 'Road Shark' program

According to the Fairfax County Police Department, driving behaviors have gotten a lot worse ever since the pandemic.

Statistics reveal year-to-date there have been more traffic citations and distracted driving citations in 2023 than both 2022 and 2021 combined.


'Road Shark' program implemented in Fairfax County to deter aggressive driving

Police are cracking down on dangerous driving in Fairfax County.

Officer Brandon Edwards is a member of the Sully District Station Selection Enforcement Team (SET). He showed FOX 5 how he conducts traffic stops and says what keeps him most busy is speeding.

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That is why the agency is participating in the "Road Shark" nitiative. The goal is to have more patrol units keeping an eye out for aggressive driving behavior and to push out safety messages so everyone is more cautious on the roads and highways.