Have you ever been pulled over? Did you get a ticket, or maybe just a warning? Did you know you were violating a traffic law at the time? I’ve done a lot of driving in my life. I don’t mind it really. As I threw out in a previous post, I usually drive about 5 over the speed limit. Not a big deal. Usually keeps me in the flow of traffic. I would guess I’ve clocked around 100,000 miles as a driver. In that time I have been pulled over exactly one time. Once. Uno. Want to know why?
Whenever I drive, I typically add 5 mph to the speed limit. Do I realize that is still considered speeding? Yes, and if I got pulled over for it I’d deserve it. That’s just the way I’ve always done it. It is kind of my set rule when driving; +5!
What I fail to understand is how other people choose to drive the speed they do. Are there certain places they feel comfortable speeding a bit and other places they don’t? Do they ignore the wonder of cruise control on the highways and just go with the flow of traffic? Continue reading