Similarly, speeding behind the wheel won’t land you at your destination much faster. And that minute or two you gain in time doesn’t gain you anything if you get in a crash or put the lives of others on the road in danger.
According to the National Highway Safety Administration speeding has consistently been a factor in approximately one-third of all roadway fatalities for nearly 20 years. Speeding has some serious consequences including:
Speeding can easily lead to other forms of aggressive driving. Check out this interview for a little bit more about the psychology surrounding speeding behind the wheel.
For 2020, there were a total of 335 fatalities reported. So far there have been 3 traffic fatalities in 2021. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to the daily fatality report at https://www.iowadot.gov/mvd/stats/daily.pdf