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July 26th is National Speed Awareness Day and the Illinois State Police want motorists to slow down while out on the roadways. The ISP along with County and Local officers will be out in greater numbers in an effort to keep speeds slower, and the roads safer.


Sgt. Sean Ramsey with the Illinois State Police says they primary want to use the day to help educate the public about the dangers speeding pose.



Sgt. Ramsey says slowing down helps prevent crashes and saves lives, and shared how a recent patrol effort helped keep accidents to an absolute minimum.



Sgt. Sean Ramsey appeared as a guest on the Newstalk WTIM Morning Show.

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