Speed detectors installed around Bridgeport in an effort to curb traffic-related fatalities

Finch says a permanent speed detector will be set up in front of the Discovery Magnet School on Park Avenue. (3/9/14)

BRIDGEPORT - Speed detectors have been installed around Bridgeport in an effort to curb traffic-related fatalities.

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch says the goal is to make drivers more conscious of their speed.

He says the detectors have already made a difference in getting drivers to slow down.

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“These speed readouts work because most people want to obey the law, and if we remind them, they will,” says Finch.

Finch says a permanent speed detector will be set up in front of the Discovery Magnet School on Park Avenue.

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