Speeding Is Topic Of The Day

Full story: Hartford Courant

"I want strict enforcement, zero tolerance for speed," First Selectman Earl MacInnes said at Tuesday's board meeting, announcing efforts to prevent tragic accidents here.
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1 - 5 of 5 Comments Last updated Mar 5, 2008
Uphold the Law

Winsted, CT

#1 Feb 23, 2008
You do not need stop signs posted on roadways for the sake of speed control. That is not their purpose. Let the troopers setup their traffic posts. Most of the offenders are your neighbors and yourselves.
Duh

Granby, CT

#2 Feb 24, 2008
I can't wait to see the New Hartford first selectman get his ticket for going 1 mile over the posted speed limit.
Swamp Yankee

Rocky Hill, CT

#3 Feb 26, 2008
South Road residents need to realize that they are not loctaed on a quiet country road. When drivers are forced to stop at three unnecessary stop signs, they make up for it by speeding.

A selectman lives on South Road? Now I know why they get all the stop signs and extra police protection. What about residents of Niles, West Hill and 219??? G
ArchieBunkerOnSt eroids

Hartford, CT

#4 Feb 26, 2008
Duh wrote:
I can't wait to see the New Hartford first selectman get his ticket for going 1 mile over the posted speed limit.
Yeah, don't hold your breath.
Joan Kyle

Orange, CT

#5 Mar 5, 2008
It was indeed a slow recovery for my grandson who was involved in this accident on South Road in New Hartford. Fortunately the car hit the skateboard he was carrying which was broken in half and received the FULL impact of the speeding vehicle. Doctors at the hospital said that the skateboard saved his life as he would have had multiple injuries otherwise and would no longer be with us today. As it was, he suffered swollen hands, loose teeth and a broken leg. For 3 months he was unable to carry on the activities of daily living like eating, writing, walking, etc. without adult supervision and assistance both at home and in school.
YES more must be done to prevent SPEEDING in this area and to hold those persons accountable for their
irresponsibility.

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