New Jersey police are again telling drivers that reports that may be circulating on social media about the 30-day speeding ticket frenzy are untrue.
Not only that, but state police superintendent Patrick Callahan told News 12 New Jersey on Friday that speeding fines won’t quadruple from $44 to $173 this summer, as rumored. rice field.
News 12 itself said it had reported on a phony crackdown that was supposed to involve 50 state police officers.
Callahan told New Jersey 101.5 in 2020 that ticket quotas like those to meet enhanced enforcement of speed limits are illegal in New Jersey.
Rumors of such a “blitzkrieg” were added to the disinformation portal of the New Jersey Department of Homeland Security and Preparedness at the time.
But Callahan said on Friday, “Police are cracking down on traffic violations 24/7,” according to state police.
Authorities also used the opportunity to remind drivers to follow all traffic laws.
Patrick Lavery is a reporter and anchor for New Jersey 101.5. He can be reached at [email protected].
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