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The original item was published from 8/2/2018 4:47:33 PM to 8/7/2018 12:00:02 AM.

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Lake County Sheriff’s Office Speed Awareness Campaign Nets 83 Citations

Lake County, IL – Lake County Sheriff’s deputies issued a total of 83 speeding citations within 24 hours, beginning July 25, during a Speed Awareness Traffic Safety Campaign. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement.  

According to, speed accounted for the following outcomes in 2016:

  • Speed accounted for 32.2% of all crashes
  • Speed accounted for 34.2% of all fatal crashes
  • Speed accounted for 37.8% of injury crashes

Sheriff Mark Curran stated, “Lives can be saved by obeying speed limits and understanding how speeding impacts a crash. Slow down and arrive alive.”

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