2,000 vehicles sped through Edmonton school zones last week – Edmonton ( admin posted on November 7th, 2018 )

EDMONTON — The city said more than 2,000 vehicles were caught speeding in school zones during the first four days of school this year.

In a tweet, city staff said 2,099 drivers were caught going over 30 km/h in school zones from Tuesday to Friday of last week.

The new 30 km/h school zones were brought back around Edmonton elementary schools on Sept. 2 2014.

READ MORE: Edmonton school zones see over 400 violations in first week

During the first week they were in effect, the Office of Traffic Safety recorded 401 violations in front of 21 different schools.

Motorists must slow down to 30 km/h between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on school days where school zone signs are posted.

A ticket for speeding in a school zone starts at $78. Drivers caught going 20 km/h over the speed limit will receive a $124 fine and a loss of demerits.

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