MPD wants to remind you to slow down in school zones

MEDFORD, Ore. —With school back in session, Medford Police want to remind you to slow down in school zones. MPD says it sees excessive speeds in school zones daily.

We’re told drivers are usually 10 to 15 miles over the speed limit.

Police say people should be going 20 miles per hour, from 7 AM to 5 PM throughout the school zones.

“I know it seems like it takes forever, but I really can tell you that you’re only, losing a few seconds of your trip, it’s really not that slow,” said MPD Sgt. Steve Furst.

MPD says fines can range from $325 to over $500.

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Jenna King
NBC5 News Reporter Jenna King is a Burbank native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at the U of O, she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through interning with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors, or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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