Large amount of speeding tickets written in NC over holiday weekend.
NC cops bust 30,000 for speeding
Police statewide wrote citations for 30,764 traffic and criminal violations in the No Need 2 Speed campaign.
The enforcement campaign started March 25 and ended March 31.
Speed is one of the main causes of wrecks.
"Law enforcement's presence on our roads is imperative to reminding motorists to obey speed limits, and we greatly appreciate their dedication to keeping our roads safe," said Becky Wallace, director of the Governor's Highway Safety Program.
Officers also issued 3,157 safety belt and 587 child passenger safety violations and 1,111 drug charges. In addition, they apprehended 929 fugitives from justice and recovered 51 stolen vehicles.