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How to Avoid Speeding Tickets

Keep your vehicle off the radar by following these stealthy driving techniques.


  • Step 1: Keep car in working condition Keep your car in good working condition. Check it periodically for broken headlights and taillights, and check your license plate for obstructions.
  • TIP: Avoid driving flashy, expensive vehicles or loud, damaged vehicles, which could make you a highway patrol target.
  • Step 2: Drive same speed Drive the same speed as accompanying traffic.
  • Step 3: Avoid being the lead car Place yourself in the middle of a clump of traffic. Avoid being the first or last speeding vehicle.
  • Step 4: Watch for brake lights Watch for people hitting their brakes in front of you. It is a good indicator that there could be a police car or an accident ahead.
  • Step 5: Drive in the middle lane Drive in the middle lane. Use the left lane only to pass.
  • Step 6: Invest in radar detector Invest in a quality radar detector if they are legal in your state.
  • Step 7: Do not speed Remember: the easiest way to avoid a speeding ticket (and stay safe!) is to drive the speed limit and always wear your seat belt.
  • FACT: The most common offense an aggressive driver commits is speeding.

You Will Need

  • A well-maintained vehicle
  • Driving strategies
  • A radar detector

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