MAP: Top Spots to Get a Speeding Ticket in Winnetka
Patch pulled the police records and found where Winnetka police make the most traffic stops.
In the past three weeks, Winnetka police have made more than 140 traffic stops in the village, and certain locations are pretty popular on the list.
All the major roads in Winnetka seem to top the list, with specific intersections sticking out like a sore thumb. The intersection at Green Bay and Tower roads is the most popular on the list, with roughly 20 cars being stopped in the last few weeks. In addition, the section of Green Bay Road between Elm and Pine streets saw 10 cars stopped for a traffic incident.
On the map, the red triangles with the explanation points are the intersections with the highest number of incidents. The purple dots mean three traffic stops, the green dots mean two traffic stops and the orange dots mean only one traffic stop happened at that location.
The top five specific intersections listed are:
- Willow Road and Glendale Avenue
- Green Bay Road and Merrill Street
- Green Bay Road and Ash Street
- Pine Street and Green Bay Road
- Winnetka Avenue and Green Bay Road
Where do you see the most officers searching for speeders and unruly drivers in Winnetka? Have you been ticketed at one of the locations we listed? Tell us in the comments.