ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Wingate Drive is not a drag strip, but some residents
of an east Orange County neighborhood said that it is being treated like one.
Residents told Channel 9's Roy Ramos that the racing started
According to some residents the cars hit speeds of 60 mph down the quarter-mile
"They go up to the end of the street and then they'll turn around, and then they come back down and then they start down here at the end and then, vroom, all the way up," one woman said.
The woman said
"Kids get out at 4 o'clock in the afternoon and they're all over the place. You have to watch out even if you are a slow driver," the woman said.
Residents said they have reached out to law enforcement.
"They say unless we catch them in the act they can't do anything," one resident said.
When Ramos spoke with the
Residents told Ramos they have been working on a petition to have speed bumps installed.