The unit is responsible for clearing traffic hazards, investigating crashes and enforcing traffic laws and City Ordinances on all the high-speed roadways within the city limits of Austin. Enforcement operations and unit deployments are based upon statistical analysis of collision and other data. The primary purpose of the HRT is to reduce accidents, save lives, and facilitate the safe and efficient movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic throughout the City.
March 15, 2019
September 11, 2018