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Traffic Unit conducts speed emphasis in West Seattle

On February 10th from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. the SPD Traffic Unit’s Aggressive Driver Response Team conducted a speed enforcement emphasis in the 3300 block of SW Admiral Way.  Emphasis patrols are regularly conducted in accordance with the Traffic Unit’s mission to promote traffic safety through the vigorous enforcement of city and state traffic laws.  The posted speed limit on this stretch of road is 30 mph.

In the one hour-long emphasis, five officers issued a total of 42 citations.  Among those citations included some notable excessive speeds:  Two violators at 50 mph, one at 51 mph, one at 52 mph, and one at 64 mph (who also had no proof of insurance).