'Speed Week' campaign sets out to catch speedy drivers across New York State

Drivers with the need for speed will want to slow down as the state kicks off its "Speed Week" campaign. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is cracking

State police are cracking down on speeding and

State police are cracking down on speeding and aggressive driving with hefty fines.

THE BRONX - Drivers with the need for speed will want to slow down as the state kicks off its "Speed Week" campaign. 

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is cracking down on speeding and aggressive driving for the next seven days by putting state police officers on high alert. 

Driver caught speeding or driving aggressively will be fined as much as $1,000 and receive up to 11 points on their driver's license. The fines will vary based on the rate of speed. 

The goal is to reduce speed-related crashes, and make travel safer for all drivers and passengers across New York State. 

State police issued more than 9,600 tickets during the same campaign last August.  

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say two men were shot while sitting 1 Police: Gunshot victims collide with cab driver while fleeing
Authorities say the 30-year-old woman died after being 2 Woman fatally stabbed in Edenwald
As News 12 has reported, Haste shot and 3 Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 4 Neighborhood Brief for March 26
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 5 Neighborhood Brief for March 26

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE