Law enforcement cracking down on speeding across NYS

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Law enforcement agencies across the state will be cracking down on speeding this week. 

August of 2016 was the deadliest month for speed-related crashes in New York State, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

During last year’s enforcement campaign, State Police issued 21,148 tickets. 

Troopers issued 9,205 tickets for speeding, 348 for distracted driving and arrested 234 people for driving while impaired. 

State Police also responded to 268 personal injury crashes, which resulted in five fatalities and 393 people injured.

You can expect the crackdown until Tuesday, August 7. 

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