What speed merits a speeding ticket?

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At Legally Pink Law, PLLC, we’re focused on providing excellent representation follow auto accidents for Central Florida residents and Orlando visitors alike. And as we’ve previously reported, speeding is the second leading cause of accidents in the United States today. The next time you’re stopped for a speeding ticket, you may want to thank the officer: speeding costs lives!

But today’s version of speeding is mightily different than the speeding of yesteryear. The first speeding ticket issued in the United States was in the year 1904. And the driver? Breaking regulations at a whopping 12 miles per hour.

Of course, speed safety is closely associated with road conditions. And today’s speed limits are set based on what’s known of safe traveling speeds in the area. Be sure to heed the posted limits and if you do find yourself in an auto accident, contact your Orlando car accident attorney Carolyn Salzmann.