Pandemic Still Producing 100 MPH Speeders In Michigan
Police in several Michigan jurisdictions say the pandemic trend to "super speed" is still going on.
Police in Grand Blanc Township near Flint were the latest department to weigh in on the recent phenomenon of super speeding, or getting nailed in excess of 100 mph.
During what they referred to as a "limited enforcement period" last week, Grand Blanc officers caught four driver exceeding 110 mph on I-75 and another speeder just shy of 100 mph at 98 mph.
“For the most part, the drivers were very accepting of the fact that they were in the wrong,” Grand Blanc Township Police Chief Ron Wiles told WJRT-TV.
“Nobody likes getting a ticket, but in these cases you can understand why these people were given tickets. These purpose is to change dangerous driving behaviors. Its one thing to go a few miles an hour over the speed limit, but it’s another to go 35 mph over. That’s a recipe for disaster.”
Michigan State Police also recently witnessed a spate of super speeders. Troopers say last week they busted eight drivers going over 100 mph in a more northern stretch of I-75 between Flint and Bay City.
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