COLUMBUS - There is a growing concern for law enforcement on the highways: speeders.The problem only increases as the greater central Ohio area continues to grow.“The Columbus area is a booming area right now. There are a lot more people moving to the area so that's contributing to the increased traffic,” said Lt. Michael Akers, post commander for the Ohio State Highway Patrol Metro Post. “Therefore, the more congestion, the more speeding that goes on and that all results in more crashes.”To slow things down, various jurisdictions around and within the Outerbelt are trying different approaches.In Reynoldsburg, police are writing more warnings to educate drivers, rather than just enforce rules alone.Hilliard, among other police departments, is rolling...
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