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Roadside Chat - Pedal to the metal is flirtin' with disaster

Roadside Chat - Pedal to the metal is flirtin' with disaster

March 3, 2023

3-3 flirtin with disasterWhy do we do it? We know exceeding the speed limit is illegal and dangerous, but we still manage to push the pedal down just a bit further when we’re in a hurry or we’re distracted or we think others are just going too slow.

It’s a mathematical fact that speeding won’t save you much time. A University of Sydney study collected data from 106 drivers over a period of five weeks. The results showed a surprisingly small amount of time saved by speeding, just 26 seconds a day and 2 minutes a week. More importantly, these savings come at a cost of considerable injuries and fatalities.

March 2023 Service awards

March 2023 Service awards

March 1, 2023

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