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Unformatted text preview: s ebook out and review it a couple of times. It is good info. I follow these
strategies myself, and for the most part have managed to escape being ticketed.
I won’t even bother to say, “Don’t exceed the speed limit”. That’s because, in
many cases, driving the speed limit is actually less safe than exceeding it.
How many times have you been on the highway cruising along at 10 – 15 mph
over the speed limit, just keeping up with the other traffic? Can you imagine
slowing down to obey the speed limit? You’d create a safety hazard as everyone
tried to pass you, and road rage when they did.
NOTE: I am not advocating that you drive too fast or dangerously. That would be
stupid. Always drive safely for the conditions.
Here are some proven tips that can help you escape the speeding ticket .revenue
machine.. Pick your Speed
One of the most important things you can do is consciously pick the speed at
which you want to travel and stick to it. This speed should be based on your
feeling of safety, the road conditions, and what the other traffic is doing.
The rule of thumb seems to be that most troopers will .allow. 7 - 10 mph over the
limit on a highway. 15mph and over is dangerous because in many states that’s
a different level of offense with higher fines and higher insurance surcharges. If
you are going more than 15 mph over, you need to be hyper-aware of potential
Like every rule of thumb, there are variables like weather, the other traffic, how
you were driving, etc, which must be considered
In non-highway environments, you don’t need me to tell you that these roads can
be ripe for speed traps. We all know roads with 25 mph speed limits that
everyone goes 40 on. Tools you can use
The radar detector. There are two schools of thought. One says you’re nuts if
you don’t use one. The other says that if you get caught with one, you will
definitely get a ticket.
That happened to me. (It was one of the factors that made me take on this
project.) I was pulled...
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- Spring '09