Ready for extra police patrols?
Think speeding is a harmless crime? You might be surprised at the cost in lives and economic potential.
In Becker County, the economic impact was pegged at about $28 million for deaths and accidents related to crashes from 2009 to 2011.
Four of 15 crash deaths were speed-related, and 8 of 42 severe injuries were due to speeding during that time frame, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
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