I got a pretty hefty speeding ticket on my way back to the city from Tahoe last winter.
A friend of mine told me that if the cop hadn't shown you the radar gun, then the ticket wasn't valid.
Hearing this I decided to trek back up to Fairfield and challenge the ticket.
Long story short: You DONT have to see a radar gun, and if you try to challenge a speeding ticket judges get pissed off.
There are several reasons why motorists drive faster than the posted speed limit, whether they are conscious of it or not.
Speeding Is Dangerous Essay
Some common reasons that motorists speed include: Each motorist is obligated to drive in a manner that reasonably protects themselves and other motorists, pedestrians and passengers from danger.
I still find this absolutely ridiculous and have no motivation whatsoever to get this started so I thought it would be fun to go to you guys for some inspiration.
***sidenote*** yes, i know speeding can be really dangerous..seriously, an essay?
For example, a 2014 AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study found the risk of a severe injury to a pedestrian increased from 10 percent at 16 mph, to 25 percent at 23 mph, 50 percent at 31 mph, 74 percent at 39 mph and 90 percent at 46 mph.
A driver is considered speeding if he or she is traveling above the posted speed limit or at a speed that makes operating a vehicle unsafe for certain road conditions.