CHP crackdown slowing drivers on the S-curve

SAN FRANCISCO

Accidents have decreased since the agency launched a massive speed enforcement effort, after the early November incident when a truck driver plunged off the bridge.

The accident rate before that crash averaged seven per week - it's since dropped to two per week.

Officers wrote 1,000 tickets in the past few weeks to get drivers to slow to the speed limit there which is 40 miles-per-hour.

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