NYSP release results of 'Speed Week'

By Anna Norris

NYSP release results of 'Speed Week'

August 13, 2014 Updated Aug 13, 2014 at 5:43 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) New York State Police said more than 20,000 tickets were issued from Aug. 6 through Aug. 12. as part of its “Speed Week” campaign.

Troopers targeted speeding and aggressive drivers across the state. Troopers were also on the lookout for distracted or impaired drivers, those not properly buckled up or anyone violating the "Move Over Law."

According to troopers 10,000 tickets were issued for speeding throughout the week.

Troopers also gave out 200 tickets for texting, 550 tickets for cell phone use, 200 DWI’s and more than 600 tickets for the “Move Over Law.”

The goal of Speed Week, plus enforcement year round, is to reduce speed-related crashes and improve safe travel for drivers and passengers on New York's roads.

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