During the campaign, the New York State Police targeted speeding and aggressive drivers across the state.
During the campaign in Troop T, a Trooper stopped a speeding motorcycle on I-87 in the town of Athens for driving 129 in a 65 mph zone. Roddy Yagan, 23, of Liverpool, was ticketed and also charged with reckless driving, a misdemeanor.
Troopers also were on the look-out for distracted or impaired drivers, those not properly buckled up or violating the “Move Over Law.” Below is a sampling of the total tickets that were issued statewide.
Cell Phone- 577
Move Over Law- 622
Total tickets issued- 22,176
The goal of the “Speed Week” campaign and enforcement year round, is to reduce speed related crashes and improve safe travel for drivers and passengers on New York’s roads.