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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Flomaton cracking down on speeding vehicles

Chief Thompson says almost 90 percent exceeding the speed limit


February 24, 2022

Joe Thomas

Thompson uses laser near overpass

Flomaton Police Chief Chance Thompson said the biggest complaint he receives is about speeding through the town and his department is stepping up its enforcement.

"We get more complaints about speeding than anything else," Thompson said. "So we are trying to address the problem aggressively."

Using a laser speed detector armed with a camera, Flomaton police stopped 23 vehicles in two and a half hours Thursday, Feb. 17, on Highway 29 as vehicles came across the overpass from Century in the 35 mph zone.

Thompson said on Saturday, Feb. 19, police conducted a speed survey at the same location n...

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