Michigan drivers beware: law enforcement is after you.

According to the Michigan Office of Traffic Safety Planning, Michigan State Police will be cracking down on speeders across the state for the next three months in an effort to reduce crashes, deaths and injuries.

According to a press release issued on Thursday, the death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic has increased. Michigan State Police agencies will now be working overtime, conducting speed enforcement from December 1st to February 28th.

In 2021, according to the agency, 237 people died in speed-related crashes on Michigan roads — an 18.5% increase from 2000, when 200 people died.

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Kathy Bauer, director of the Michigan Office of Traffic Safety Planning, said in a news release that the goal of the increased enforcement is to change these risky driving behaviors and save lives.

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