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Tulsa traffic a fraction of normal during pandemic, but reckless driving 'really a concern'

Tulsa traffic a fraction of normal during pandemic, but reckless driving 'really a concern'

Tulsa World
By Michael Dekker and Curtis Killman
May 13, 2020

Tulsa County traffic has been down as much as 77% during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the decrease has led to a surge of people speeding and driving unsafely, according to traffic data and a state transportation official.

“There is a high volume of speeding for those who are still on the roads,” said Terri Angier, inter-agency liaison and chief of media and public relations for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

“We are very concerned that people not get used to the (excessive) speeds they have been traveling. We’re very concerned about those numbers. We really are,” she said... FULL ARTICLE

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