Students owning cars can expect more stringent enforcement of driving offences in Cambridge, according to Captain Pat rick J. McCarthy, head of the traffic department of the local police.
McCarthy ordered Cambridge police to stop motorists for the most trivial traffic violations. His order read, "Request them to cooperate, but don't book them unless the offense is serious."
"We're not going to have any fatal accidents in this city if we can possibly help it." McCarthy announced yesterday
Cambridge is one of five cities of more than 100,000 population that have escaped traffic fatalities so far this year.
Another step in the local campaign to improve traffic conditions was City Manager John B. Atkinson's request to the City Council to appoint a trained traffic engineer to spend at least one year working to improve conditions in Cambridge