The NYPD Has Turned Citation Happy

The NYPD has upped its game on speeders and distracted driver's big time.

The number of tickets for both offenses has risen nearly 50% over last year's numbers.

The latest figures were released last week at a City Council meeting.Last year at this time the NYPD had written 16,642 speeding tickets, this year the number stands at 25,395. Texting while driving tickets have gone from 11,736 at this time last year to 17,508.

Traffic fatalities have also fallen by over 15% so far this year.

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