Speed Awareness Week is wrapping up today across Western New York.

Police have been out and about all this week catching speeders and writing tickets in an effort to bring awareness to the dangers of high-speed driving.

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Last year during Speed Awareness Week,  police in New York State wrote over 55,000 tickets.

While people will still be out in full force today for the final day of Speed Awareness Week, there are some places you will want to make sure that you are driving the speed limit or below.

According to the website speedtrap.org, here are the most famous speed traps in Western New York.

1. Inbound 33 near the 198 splits. It is only 55 mph here and police tend to sit and wait in the morning and midday hours

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2. 290 Near Sheridan Drive exit - If you have ever been on the 290, you usually see a trooper in the turnaround area near the main street exits.

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3. Niagara Falls Blvd near the Wurlitzer building - Police like to sit in the old Niagara gutter parking lot behind the bushes shooting radar at the traffic going southbound.

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4. Transit road and Southwestern - Police will sit here by the bridge looking for speeders

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5. 190 South near the Smith street exit - Police will sit in the grass in between the exit and entrance ramp.

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6. 190 North near the Peace Bridge - Police will sit near the pump station

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7. Niagara Falls Blvd near Kenmore Ave. - The speed limit is 35 and police will sit there waiting for speeders.

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Those are just some of the speed traps to be on the lookout for, but remember the best way to avoid a speeding ticket is to drive below the speed limit, as long as you are not in the left lane when you do!

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