Close to 200 Speeding Citations Issued Over Holiday Weekend in Nebraska


Nebraska authorities say nearly 200 drivers were cited over the July 4th weekend for speeding.

According to the Nebraska State Patrol, 192 speeding citations were issued during a special enforcement effort that took place between Thursday and Saturday.

In addition to the speeding citations, 12 drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Others citations issued across the state include 13 citations for driving under suspension and eight citations for an open container.

Additional troopers were on patrol during the weekend thanks to a nearly $19,000 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.