YPD cameras pick up 2,300 speeders in a month on I-680

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The newest speed trap in the area is I-680 in Youngstown. Need proof?

Over the last month when speed cameras have recorded license plate numbers of people going too fast, 2,311 drivers have been caught going over 50 miles an hour. That’s 70 speeders a day.

Read more: The I-680 speeding-ticket situation explained

Read more: More cameras along I-680 in Youngstown

1,539 have been issued citations; most have been mailed, the others will be sent out on Monday.

City leaders say it’s about slowing traffic down. Critics call it a money grab.

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