October 24, 2012

Speeding tickets: Top 10 locations in D.C.

Here are the top locations where speeding tickets have been issued, from January through mid-October of this year:

1. DC-295 SW, .7 miles south of exit 1 southbound — 92,441 tickets issued

2. DC-295 SW, .3 miles south of exit 1 northbound — 68,958 tickets issued

3. 600 block New York Avenue NE, westbound — 56,493 tickets issued

4. DC-295 NE under Benning Road northbound — 46,182 tickets issued

5. 1900 block Branch Avenue SE northbound — 40,383 tickets issued

6. DC-295 NE at Benning Road northbound — 35,577 tickets issued

7. 600 block Missouri Avenue NW, northwest-bound — 31,670 tickets issued

8. 2300 block Porter Street NW, eastbound — 18,553 tickets issued

9. 7700 block 16th Street NW, northbound — 17,213 tickets issued

10. 1900 block Independence Avenue SE, eastbound — 16,313 tickets issued

Top 10 revenue locations for speeding tickets

Here are the top locations for total speeding ticket fines processed in 2011:

1. 600 block New York Avenue NE, westbound — $7,489,582

2. DC-295 NE, .1 mile south of Eastern Avenue — $3,169,554

3. SE-SW Freeway at 9th Street entrance SE, eastbound — $3,136,578

4. 4700 block MacArthur Boulevard NW southbound — $2,452,121

5. 3rd Street Tunnel NW southbound at 3rd Street exit — $2,307,357

6. 3rd Street Tunnel NW northbound at Massachusetts Avenue exit — $2,151,874

7. DC-295 SW .7 miles south of exit 1 — $2,085,827

8. 100 block Michigan Avenue NE, westbound — $1,914,480

9. 100 block Michigan Avenue NE, eastbound — $1,814,078

10. 3700 block Southern Avenue SE, southwest-bound— $1,787,662,662

Source: D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles

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