In a third annual survey of driver’s habits, CarInsurance.com finds the excuses that are most successful when stopped for exceeding the speed limit and explains why and by how much drivers speed.
Offering an excuse when pulled over for speeding can work. Nearly 50% of survey respondents say they avoided a ticket by giving an excuse, which is about double the success rate reported in last year’s survey. The complete research is available: 2021 caught speeding survey: successful excuses.
Top excuses in this year’s survey results include:
I didn’t know I was speeding — 26%
Medical emergency — 25%
Everyone else was going the same speed — 22%
Late for work — 21%
I had to use the bathroom — 20%
Read the article at PR Newswire.