A teen from D.C. was arrested Sunday night after he led police on a high-speed chase along Interstate 95 in a stolen minivan.
Fairfax County plans to spend $350,000 to add more stop signs and speed bumps to force drivers to slow down in residential neighborhoods.
Police will be hammering the message of \”Slow down or you will get a ticket!\” this week into the heads of drivers on the Fairfax County Parkway, one of the region\’s major commuting routes.
When he was mayor of D.C., Adrian Fenty made
headlines when he got a speeding ticket. But it
turns out D.C. police once arrested the president
of the United States for speeding.
Beginning Monday, drivers will be fined for
speeding at 11 new speed camera locations.
Researchers recently tested the theory that giving
drivers money to slow down would prevent them from
putting the pedal to the metal.
A bill in the New Jersey legislature would double the minimum fine for slowpoke drivers from $50 to $100, and the maximum fine would rise from $200 to $300.
A Maryland councilmember has been issued a citation for reckless driving after she was stopped for speeding on the Beltway last month.