School zone speed enforcement to increase in James City County

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WVEC) Due to an increased amount of complaints regarding drivers speeding through school zones, James City County Police are increase enforcement over the next several weeks. 

A speed study was recently conducted in two JCC school zones. Speeds were recorded during active school zone times while the lights were activated. 

During the study, it was found that while the speed limit in the area was 25 mph, the average speed of drivers at one school was 35 mph, and the other was 37 mph. 

Some drivers were recorded going as high as 54 mph. 

Increased enforcement began on October 17th. Since then, sixty-nine school zone summonses have been issued. 

 


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