BUTLER CO., Ohio (FOX19) - Data from the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) shows a dramatic increase in the number of drivers cited for going faster than 100 mph in Butler County during Ohio’s Stay-At-Home order.
Troopers cited just two drivers in Butler County for traveling faster than 100mph from March 26, 2018, to May 6, 2018.
A year later, that number only increased to three drivers being cited for speeds greater than 100mph between March 25, 2019, through May 5, 2019.
Fast forward to this year and 31 drivers were cited for going more than 100 mph between March 23 to May 3.
March 23 of this year was the first date for Ohio’s Stay-At-Home order.
Here’s the complete county-by-county breakdown of citations issued by OSHP during the Stay-At-Home order:
In 2019, OSHP issued 628 total speeding citations to drivers in Butler County:
Only two drivers were cited for going faster than 100mph in Butler County between March 26, 2018, and May 6, 2018: