Traffic Unit

P: (336) 513-5440 
Parking Enforcement: (336) 229-3153
Sgt. Sam Epps

The Traffic Enforcement Safety Team serves as the agency’s lead component for traffic safety and enforcement. This includes traffic safety efforts, education and enforcement. The Traffic Team focuses on citywide traffic enforcement via speed measurement instruments, paying particular attention to accident-causing violations and other traffic conditions that tend to decrease public confidence in the ability to travel safely in Burlington. Enforcement activities focus on high accident areas, citizen complaints motorist assistance, funeral escorts, parades and any other condition that affects traffic safety. The Traffic Enforcement Safety Team is the lead unit for participation in special traffic operations such as Click It or Ticket, and Booze-It-And Loose-It and other NC Governor's Highway Safety Programs. 

The Traffic Enforcement Safety Team is responsible for follow-up investigations of hit and run crashes and reported school bus stop arm violations as well as other reported traffic complaints. The Traffic Enforcement Safety Team also assists with Crash Reconstructions. The Team assists as requested in the investigation of any serious injury or fatality crashes. The Traffic Enforcement Safety Team is the lead group for liaison with other agencies concerning traffic enforcement, education and engineering activities. It also serves as the liaison with community groups such as MADD and SADD. 

You can forward traffic complaints and issues of concern to the Traffic Unit Supervisor, Sergeant Sam Epps

Parade Permits are processed through the City of Burlington Special Events Application. Call (336) 222-5038 with questions regarding that application. 

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