When you have somewhere to be—whether it be work, school, a special dinner or other commitment—it can be tempting to speed things up and get there a little faster than local speed limits suggest.
In our book, however, it’s not worth the risk—especially since even your most well-intentioned, original reasons for speeding have likely been heard before.
In today’s blog, we will be taking a look at some of the most common excuses for speeding—as well as a few ways to avoid the need for speed while still getting there on time.
Why we speed
Why do we speed, anyway? The answer may seem obvious, but drivers will commonly cite a number of reasons (from the honest to the outlandish) when it comes to avoiding a ticket. From Consumer Reports, we know that some of these include…
While some of these reasons are certainly valid (we’ve all been in one or two of these sticky situations), you can’t count on them to get you out of a ticket. Plus, using speeding as your mode of operation isn’t something you want to get comfortable with—especially since it’s all too easy to push the limit by a few miles per hour.
Fortunately, there are a few habits you can implement that will help you get to your destination a little faster, without the need for speeding.
How to get there on time
We hope that these tips help you enjoy a safer ride, no speeding necessary!