It Was A Bad Weekend To Be A Speeder In Sioux Falls
Leadfoot drivers in the City of Sioux Falls were put on notice last weekend.
Police say over 140 speeding tickets were issued as part of a saturation patrol aimed at curbing street racing and reckless driving in Sioux Falls.
Police said eight extra officers were on duty for the patrol starting Friday, April 17 through the afternoon of Sunday, April 19.
Dakota News Now reports that officers issued 140 speeding tickets, two tickets for racing, two tickets for reckless driving, and two exhibition driving tickets. Police also issued over 250 warnings.
Police say the average speeding violation was 14 miles per hour over the limit.
Who had the biggest violation? Someone was nabbed for driving 72 miles per hour in a 40 mile per hour zone.
Police encourage anyone who witnesses a speeding violation to not wait and call them immediately.