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State Police Issue Over 25k Tickets During Speed Week Crackdown


The New York State Police announced yesterday that their speed week crackdown, which ran from Monday, August 15th through Sunday, August 21 resulted in over 25,000 tickets being issued to drivers.

A little over 14,000 of those tickets were for speeding, 531 for distracted driving, 476 for move over law violations, and 214 people were arrested for drunk and impaired driving.

State Police also report they responded to over 200 personal injury crashes, which included 5 fatal. Last year’s speed week Troopers issued a total of 32,922 tickets.

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