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Police crackdown in Glendale nabs 75 speeders

April 6, 2011 |  7:30 am

More than 70 motorists were cited over the weekend in a citywide speed enforcement effort in Glendale in which drivers were caught reaching speeds of up to 63 mph on city streets, police reported.

Six Glendale police officers were assigned to the enforcement detail from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday on city streets in mostly northwest Glendale, Sgt. Dennis Smith said.

Police cited 75 drivers for speeding, including one motorist for traveling at 63 mph and several others who were traveling at more than 50 mph on Victory Boulevard, he said. The speed limit on Victory Boulevard is 35 mph.

About 18% of Glendale’s traffic collisions are related to speeding, he said.

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