WATCH: Colorado safety campaign encourages drivers to stop speeding
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - On Tuesday, the Colorado Department of Transportation along with Colorado State Patrol, the Colorado Police Department, and El Paso County Sheriff’s Office announced the launch of a new speeding campaign.
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- Between 2011 and 2020, Colorado roads saw a total of 2,060 speeding-related fatalities.
- In El Paso County alone, there were a total of 40 speeding-involved crash fatalities in 2020. That is a 43% increase from the previous year’s numbers (28).
- Non-interstate rural roads saw the highest percentage of speeding-related crashes, 41%, in Colorado.
- Urban interstates account for the next highest portion of speeding-related crashes at 37%.
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