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Police remind drivers to go slow in Perrysburg neighborhood

PERRYSBURG, OH (Toledo News Now) -

After concernswere shared that drivers were speeding through a Perrysburg neighborhood,police conducted a study to see how fast drivers were going.

The study wasdone in the Brookhaven neighborhood.

Police firstused Stealth Stat, a smaller device that drivers don't notice, to get anaccurate reading on a driver's speed. After that, they used a speed trailer atSterlingwood Avenue to remind drivers to go slow.

"It'salways comforting to know that they're monitoring the safety of theneighborhood," said Corinne Jaco, who lives in the subdivision. "We do havequite a bit of kids in this neighborhood, all ages."

The resultsfrom the speed study showed that the average speed on Sterlingwood in bothdirections was about 20 miles per hour.

Many residents saythey were satisfied with those results.

Kevin Coy, wholives in the neighborhood, says that because of the high volume of kids inthe neighborhood, he hopes they continue to see the speed limit strictlyenforced.

"The thingwe're worried about, you trust the road that [the kids are] on. You watch them,and you teach them to watch as they're going across, but you never know who'sgoing to come in from outside the neighborhood that doesn't know there's kidsaround," he said.

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