Speeding Speech

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In society today, there are set laws that must be followed in order to protects citizens. One example would be the speed limit law, which saves lives every day. Driving above the posted speed makes you a more dangerous driver and increases your chances of being involved in an accident. Until this year, I had never received a speeding ticket. I have learned from this mistake. While thinking of all of the possible consequences that could have been placed upon my life or the life of someone else, or their family, I regret it. Speeding is not a habit of mine, but I know that it only takes one single moment of poor judgement to change yours or someone else’s world forever. The faster you’re going; the less time you have to react to a situation or to see a …show more content…
Speeding is reckless and shows signs of poor judgement. I believe being a safe driver who abides by the speed limit laws shows signs of maturity. Not speeding shows that you’re a charismatic person who not only thinks of your own life, but the lives of others around you. If you’re speeding, get pulled over, and receive a hefty ticket, that is a burden. If you’re someone of my age, that is a burden on yourself, your family, and society. If you’re speeding and get into a crash, your car is gone. If you’re speeding and get caught, you get a ticket and possibly your license taken away. How will you drive anywhere? You don’t have a car. Even if you do get a car, do you still have your license? So now you have to get a ride everywhere from most likely a family member, if available which will most likely not be often. So say you can’t drive and you have no ride… How will you get to work? You will probably lose your job. Say you’re in college like me and this happens to you mid-semester… How will you go to school? Say bye-bye to that for a while. Now you’re flunking in school. All of this because you chose to

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