Tickets issued in school zones

Tickets and warnngs issued for school zone violations in Champaign and Urbana since 2010:

Champaign

2010:

73 tickets or warnings for speeding in a school zone

218 tickets or warnings for cell phone use in a school zone

2011:

40 tickets or warnings for speeding in a school zone

185 tickets or warnings for cell phone use in a school zone

Jan. 1, 2012 to Aug. 15, 2012:

15 tickets or warnings for speeding in a school zone

30 tickets or warnings for cell phone use in a school zone

Urbana

2010:

29 tickets for speeding in a school zone

56 tickets and warnings for cell phone use in a school zone

2011:

48 tickets for speeding in a school zone

15 tickets or warnings for cell phone use in a school zone

Jan. 1 through Aug. 15, 2012:

23 tickets for speeding in a school zone

Jan. 1 through July 31, 2012:

7 tickets and warnings for cell phone use in a school zone

- Sources: Champaign and Urbana police departments

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woopitydo wrote on August 22, 2012 at 8:08 am

So even if school is not in session we should'nt be on cell phones in the school zones? Just want to know so that I am informed.