JOPLIN, MO.--- Whether we're running late or just want to get there faster, we've all been tempted to hit the gas and ignore the speed limit. But going too fast can be risky and could earn you a traffic ticket. One national report estimates there are 41 million speeding tickets issued a year.
Clocking traffic on East 20th Street with a velocity radar gun showed vehicles moving anywhere from 32 to 44 miles per hour. Clearly, Joplin police are out enforcing speed limits, but there's a lot of ground to cover. Joplin residents say they see a lot of speeding on Range Line and around school zones.
If there's a spot in town where you think there's a lot of speeding, let us know. "Like" the Gretchen Bolander page on Facebook and leave a post about where you've seen the speeding. We'll pick one, stake it out, and let you know how the numbers add up.
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