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How to Avoid Speeding

As you know, every time you get behind the wheel, it's important to make smart and safe decisions. When you're on the road, you need to be aware of your actions, as well as the actions of other drivers. If you follow all traffic laws, you're less likely to be involved in an accident. One of the most important traffic laws that should always be followed is driving the speed limit. However, this law is often times broken. To learn tips on how to avoid speeding, we encourage you to keep reading.

Use Cruise Control

If your car offers a cruise control option, then use it. In doing so, you can set and control how fast you travel, all the while maintaining a safe and legal speed.

Give Yourself Time

Most people end up speeding because they are running late for work or some sort of appointment. Therefore, if you leave early and give yourself plenty of time to reach your destination, you'll be less likely to drive over the speed limit.

Think about the Ticket

If you get caught speeding, you will most likely have to go to court and/or pay an expensive fine. Therefore, before you make the conscious decision to speed, consider how expensive and damaging a speeding ticket can be. Is speeding worth it?

Drive under the Speed Limit

If you have a particular hard time with driving the speed limit, then try driving slower than the speed limit. If you make it your mission to drive at least five miles slower than the speed limit, you may find yourself avoiding the dangerous task of speeding.

Pat Attention

Of course, it's easy to get caught up in the moment and speed without realizing you're really even speeding. Therefore, it's important to pay attention to your speedometer and make sure that you're not traveling faster than the posted speed limit.

Are You a Safe Driver?

It's important to always practice safe driving techniques. The act of speeding should be avoided at all costs. If you have a problem with driving over the speed limit, try incorporating the tips listed above into your daily routine.


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