Over 3,000 drivers recorded exceeding speed limit in new St. Landry Parish speed trailer report


In less than one month, a staggering 3,716 drivers were caught speeding on one St. Landry Parish Road which had a highly visible maximum speed limit enforcement trailer.

According to Sheriff Bobby Guidroz, the speed trailer was set up on Flagstation Road, on a curvy road alignment, from May 14 until June 5.

Guidroz said 3,417 cars were flagged as going over the speed limit by 1 – 9 miles. 

Additionally, he said, 299 vehicles were flagged as going 10 miles or more over the the speed limit with the highest speed recorded at 66mph. 

A total of 9,549 vehicles were recorded in the 22-day period, Guidroz said, with 5,833 drivers driving at or below the posted speed limit. 

The time period of the day for speeding was between 7 a.m. to 9:00 a.m

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