No cushion for excess speed

Casey Jonese out there - you'd better watch your speed !
Casey Jonese out there - you'd better watch your speed !

Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William County car crash lawyer Doug Landau has become aware of a trend that has reappeared in light of local government budget shortfalls – more tickets and stricter enforcement by the police. Prior to the current recession, Landau did not observe law enforcement ticketing motorists for drivers speeding less than 10 miles per hour over the posted speed limit. Now, the 5-10-mph “cushion” police and state troopers across the United States have routinely given motorists exceeding the speed limit may not longer be observed. Ticketing drivers going 70 MPH in 65 MPH zones may become more frequent occurrences according to a recent USA TODAY report, “Speeding ‘cushion’ may dwindle due to recession

More on this situation in tomorrow’s post…

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