MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLNS) —- The Meridian Police Department is working with over 30 law enforcement across Michigan in the “Great Lakes, High Stakes” Speed Enforcement Campaign.
The campaign has been started in an effort to reduce speeding and preventing deadly crashes. According to a statement from Meridian Township, speeding played a part in 18.5% of Michigan’s of deadly car wrecks. In the past five years, 965 people have died in speed-related car crashes.
The “Great Lakes, High Stakes” campaign will be taking places from June 19 to June 27, 2021.