Tickets issued as police crack down on drivers swerving around speed humps

Tickets issued as police crack down on drivers swerving around speed humps
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PITTSBURGH — City leaders wanted drivers to slow down in some neighborhoods around Pittsburgh, so they installed speed humps on several roads. But drivers are apparently just swerving around them in areas, according to Mayor Bill Peduto’s Chief of Staff.

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47 traffic stops were conducted on Beechwood Boulevard and citations were issued, according to Daniel Gilman.

The speed humps were installed near the Frick Environmental Center, among other areas, after a study was conducted showing large numbers of drivers speeding on parts of Beechwood Boulevard.