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NSP begins special enforcement for speeding motorcyclists

Posted at 7:12 AM, May 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-10 08:47:08-04

The Nebraska State Patrol has kicked off special enforcement targeting speeding motorcyclists in Douglas and Sarpy Counties. 

The State Patrol says the state's motorcycle fatality rate hit a 20-year high last year with 26 deaths. Nearly 40 percent of those occurred in Omaha. 

The enforcement comes after troopers noticed an increase in "young operators" driving recklessly.