St. Michael Drive Tops Police Traffic Survey For Most Speeders

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Texarkana, Texas Police Department recently conducted a traffic survey at six locations around town. An officer in an unmarked vehicle recorded speed and seat belt usage by motorist at various locations.

According to police the top speed recorded was 78 mph in a 45 mph zone on Mall Drive. St Michael Drive was the location with the most non-compliance of the speed limit.

Slow down and stay safe! According to police reports failure to control speed is the top cause of accidents in Texarkana.

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Check out all the data below in the graphs.

Richmond Rd.-highest location for traffic accidents.
Seatbelt – 35% non-compliance
Speed – 30% in compliance
34% 1-5 mph over 
34% 5-15 mph over
2% 15mph+ 
The top speed during survey was 56 mph in a 40 mph zone.

New Boston Rd.
Seatbelt – 40% non-compliance
Speed – 26% in compliance
30% 1-5 mph over
39% 5-15 mph over
5% 15mph+ 
The top speed during survey was 60 mph in a 40 mph zone.

N. Stateline Ave.
Seatbelt – 35% non-compliance
Speed – 26% in compliance
35% 1-5 mph over
39% 5-15 mph over
0% 15mph+ 
The top speed during survey was 54 mph in a 40 mph zone.

St. Michael Dr. – location with the highest non-compliance.
Seatbelt – 34% non-compliance
Speed – 9% in compliance
36% 1-5 mph over 
41% 5-15 mph over
14% 15mph+ 
The top speed during survey was 72 mph in a 45 mph zone.

Mall Dr.
Seatbelt – 27% non-compliance
Speed – 19% in compliance
19% 1-5 mph over
33% 5-15 mph over
29% 15mph+ 
The top speed during survey was 78 mph in a 45 mph zone.

Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. 
Seatbelt – 34% non-compliance
Speed – 25% in compliance
31% 1-5 mph over
42% 5-15 mph over
2% 15mph+ 
The top speed during survey was 57 mph in a 40 mph zone.

 

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