Super speeders nabbed in Buchanan County by the same deputy
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (KCRG) - A Buchanan County Sheriff’s deputy nabbed two speeders going more than 100 miles per hour in the same week on Highway 20, continuing a statewide trend of superfast speeding.
The Sheriff’s Office says the deputy caught the first speeder going 104 mph in a 65 mph zone. That fine was $328.25. The same deputy caught another driver going 123 mph in the same section of Highway 20, resulting in a $456.50 citation.
The Iowa State Patrol has reported a pattern of speeders going more than 100 mph on Iowa’s roads since the start of the Pandemic. At last check, it reported a 113% increase in speeding citations of more than 100 mph compared to the four year average,
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