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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – More than 12,000 people were cited during the “No Need 2 Speed” campaign earlier this month, according to the Governor’s Highway Safety Program.
“State and local law enforcement agencies made a tremendous effort to make our highways safer and to remind motorists to obey the speed limit during this campaign,” said Becky Wallace, director of GHSP.
A total of 13,435 drivers were cited for speeding during the campaign, and a total of 39,150 traffic and criminal citations were issued statewide.
There were a total of 840 traffic and criminal violations in New Hanover County. Of those, 408 drivers were cited for speeding and 27 were cited for DWIs.
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