Speeding through Garfield Heights school zone has residents alarmed; police up enforcement

Speeding through Garfield Heights school zone has residents alarmed; police up enforcement
Garfield Heights police going after a driver seen speeding through a school zone. (Source: WOIO)

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - School in Northeast Ohio is underway, and that, of course, means drivers should be obeying the law in school zones.

Speeding through Garfield Heights school zone has residents concerned

However, many viewers have reached out to Cleveland 19 concerned about drivers speeding in school zones.

The most recent tip came from a viewer in Garfield Heights, who was concerned about drivers speeding along East 126th Street near Trinity High School.

We reached out to Garfield Heights Police and they helped get the viewers results.

During a 30-minute period, officers pulled over four drivers for speeding in the restricted school zone.

A viewer alerted us to a new school safety concern in Garfield Heights. He’s spotted drivers flying down a stretch of road (in a school zone) near an area high school. Look who’s helping us out this morning...

Posted by Alyson Bruner on Friday, October 26, 2018

Drivers going over the posted speed of 20 miles per hour during restricted hours could get slapped with a nearly $200 ticket.

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