Essay on Speeding The Speed Limit Law

1163 Words Dec 24th, 2016 5 Pages
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 situation at all. As your speed increases, so does the required length for stopping. The faster you are traveling, the more likely you are to make impact with the dashboard, steering wheel or windshield if you are not restrained by a seat belt during a crash. This impact can cause irreversible brain damage, neck and spinal injury, caused by none other than yourself. These are the facts that you do not think of when you’re speeding. Even though that windshield or steering wheel just stopped your body from flying out the car, they didn’t stop your brain or organs from crashing to an abrupt stop inside your body at 80 mph. While speeding, you’re making a conscious decision to put your life in danger. The time you save by…

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