While there are fewer cars on the road, rates of speeding are increasing.
The New York State Police say they caught a driver driving 142 mph on the Palisades Parkway this week.
It happened on Tuesday, April 28, at approximately 2:30 p.m. State Police from the Haverstraw barracks saw an Audi S8 traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on the Palisades Parkway in the town of Ramapo.
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Troopers verified the speed at 142 mph on radar in a 55 mph zone.
Police say the driver, Sergey Reznichenko, 34, of Spring Valley was ticketed for speeding and improper passing. He is due back in Ramapo Town Court on May 25.
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Speeding incidents are up across the state. In New York City officials report speeding has grown as much as 200 percent in some places.
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