More than 23,000 tickets issued in statewide speeding crackdown

In July, 273 law enforcement agencies statewide worked together to crack down on speeders on Minnesota roadways. The result? According to KARE, a whopping 23,285 tickets were written.
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In July, 273 law enforcement agencies statewide issued more than 23-thousand speeding tickets, according to a KARE-TV report.

It was all part of a campaign to get Minnesota motorists to slow down. One eyebrow-raising fact: 23 drivers were pulled over for going in excess of 100 miles per hour.

More facts and figures come from this link on the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety web site, which also urges the media to pass along their video warnings against speeding. Much obliged...

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