Speeding can do damage that’s beyond repair. When you drive over the speed limit, even by a little bit, you put yourself and everyone on the road in danger. The result could be a serious injury or deadly crash. Know that speeding is illegal and affects everyone on the road.
More than 11,000 people were killed in speed-related crashes in 2020 – a 17% increase from 2019. While drivers of all ages are represented in speeding-related crashes, data shows about 25% of drivers 18-44 involved in fatal crashes were speeding, and young men are the most likely to be speeding at the time of fatal crashes. In 2020, 35% of male drivers 15-20 and 32% of male drivers 21-24 involved in fatal crashes were speeding.
No matter how advanced your driving skills are, speeding is dangerous.