Holiday weekend saw increase in speeding

By the end of Labor Day weekend, motorists were drinking less and speeding home more.

According to a news release, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office issued 17 DUI citations during the holiday weekend, 14 of them Saturday. By Monday, DUIs had dropped to zero and speeding citations spiked to 130. There were 174 speeding tickets issued all weekend, the sheriff's office said.

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