Lawmakers eye crackdown on excessive speeders as 100 mph speeders increase

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With excessive speeding on Kansas highways reaching unprecedented levels, state lawmakers are looking to get tough on drivers going more than 30 mph above the speed limit.

The number of 100 mph speeders in Kansas has more than tripled since 2013 with drivers clocking 174 mph in a 75-mph speed zone and an Audi A7 hitting 202 mph in a construction zone on the Kansas Turnpike.

"These are alarming statistics," said Republican state Rep. Gary White of Ashland.

The Kansas Highway Patrol on Wednesday urged lawmakers to SSJ

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