15 June 2020

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander
Westchester County, New York- On June 15, 2020, the New York State Police conducted a targeted Speed Enforcement Detail on the Sprain Brook and Taconic State Parkways. The detail was conducted to ensure highway safety for all users of the Parkways and that vehicle and traffic laws were being followed. A total of 49 tickets were issued, which included 37 speeding tickets, 1 child restaint (seatbelt) ticket, 1 cell phone ticket and 10 other tickets for miscellaneous infractions. Speeding is listed as a contributing factor in nearly 1/3 of all fatal crashes in New York State and a common leading factor of non-fatal crashes.

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