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The Dangers of Speeding While Driving

THE DANGERS OF

SPEEDING

WHILE DRIVING



SPEEDING OCCURS IN

33%

OF ALL FATAL CRASHES



1ST

DISTRACTED DRIVING



2ND

IMPAIRED DRIVING



3RD

SPEEDING IS ALSO THE THIRD LEADING CONTRIBUTING FACTOR IN TRAFFIC CRASHES





WHO'S MOST AT RISK?

39%

39% MALE DRIVERS, AGE 15-20

WERE SPEEDING AT THE TIME OF THEIR

FATAL VEHICLE CRASH (NHTSA)



WHY DRIVERS SPEED

- THEY ARE IN A RUSH

- THEY'RE NOT PAYING ATTENTION TO THEIR DRIVING

- THEY JUST DON'T THINK THE LAWS APPLY TO THEM

-THEY DON'T THINK THEIR DRIVING IS DANGEROUS

- THEY DON'T THINK THEY WILL GET CAUGHT



SPEEDING MAY LEAD

TO MORE RISKY BEHAVIOR

STAY SOBER:

DRIVERS UNDER THE INFLUENCE SPEED MORE OFTEN



BUCKLE UP:

DRIVERS WHO SPEED OFTEN DON'T WEAR THEIR SEAT BELTS



SPEEDING COSTS YOU

1

SHILLING

1896

IN 1986, WALTER ARNOLD OF EASY PECKHAM, KENT UK, BECAME THE FIRST PERSON TO BE CONVICTED OF SPEEDING.

HIS FINE WAS 1 SHILLING PLUS COSTS.



$0.24

EXTRA

PER

GALLON

DRIVE SLOWER AND SAVE AT THE PUMP:

EVERY 5MPH OVER 60MPH, YOU PAY AN EXTRA $0.24 PER GALLON OF GAS.



$6B

IN THE U.S.A., PEOPLE PAID MORE THAN $6B IN SPEEDING FINES.



$150

$1000

SPEEDING TICKET CAN COST $150 TO MORE THAN $1,000.



KEEP YOUR LICENSE:

A SPEEDING VIOLATION WILL ADD POINTS AND OUR LICENSE CAN BE SUSPENDED.



SAVES LIVES.



WHERE PEOPLE SPEED

HINT: IT'S NOT ALWAYS THE HIGHWAYS



50 MPH OR LESS

47% SPEED ON ROADS 50MPH OR LESS



35 MPH OR LESS

MORE THAN 20% SPEED ON ROADS 35MPH OR LESS



SPEEDING FACTS

THINK IT PAYS TO SPEED?



13,000

LIVES LOST EACH YEAR DUE TO SPEEDING



CRASHES WHERE SPEED IS AN ISSUE COST SOCIETY MORE THAN $40 BILLION ANNUALLY (NHTSA)



IN THE U.S.A.

IT COSTS SOCIETY MORE THAN $76,000 FOR EVERY MINUTE YOU GAIN BY SPEEDING



ACCORDING TO THE NSTSA

A CRASH IS SPEEDING RELATED IF THE DRIVER WAS CHARGED WITH A SPEEDING RELATED OFFENSE, OR IF THE POLICE OFFICER INDICATES THAT RACING OR DRIVING TOO FAST CONDITIONS, OR THE DRIVERS HAS EXCEED THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT WHICH CONTRIBUTED TO THE CRASH.



SLOW DOWN

IN THAT SCHOOL ZONE:

MANY DON'T COMPLY W/ LOWER SPEED LIMIT THe DANGERSOF SPEEDING WHILE DRIVING SPEEDING OCCURS IN 1ST DISTRACTED DRIVING 2ND IMPAIRED DRIVING OF ALL FATAL CRASHES 3RD SPEEDING IS ALSO THE THIRD LEADING CONTRIBUTING FACTOR IN TRAFFIC CRASHES. SOURCES: A, G WHY DRIVERS SPEED WHO'S MOST AT RISK? SOURCE: A A THEYRE IN A RUSH 39% THEY'RE NOT PAYING ATTENTION TO THEIR DRIVING THEY JUST DON'T THINK THE LAWS APPLY TO THEM THEY DON'T THINK THEIR DRIVING IS DANGEROUS 39% MALE DRIVERS, AGE 15 -20 WERE SPEEDING AT THE TIME OF THEIR Il FATAL VEHICLE CRASH (NHTSA) THEY DON'T THINK THEY WILL GET CAUGHT SOURCE: B SPEEDING may LeaD TO MORE RISKY BEHAVIOR R STAY SOBER: DRIVERS UNDER THE INFLUENCE SPEED MORE OFTEN BUCKLE UP: DRIVERS WHO SPEED OFTEN DON'T WEAR THEIR SEAT BELTS SPEEDING COSTS YOU: $0.24 EXTRA PER GALLON $6B SHILLING 1896 IN 1896, WALTER ARNOLD OF EAST PECKHAM, KENT UK, BECAME THE FIRST PERSON TO BE CONVICTED OF SPEEDING. HIS FINE WAS 1 SHILLING PLUS COSTS. SOURCE: F DRIVE SLOWER AND SAVE AT THE PUMP: EVERY 5MPH OVER 60MPH, YOU PAY AN EXTRA Ș0.24 PER GALLON OF GAS. SOURCES: C, E IN THE U.S.A, PEOPLE PAID MORE THAN $6B IN SPEEDING FINES. SOURCE: D *TICKET $150 $1000 SPEEDING TICKET CAN COST $150 TO MORE THAN $1,000. SOURCE: D KEEP YOUR LICENSE: A SPEEDING VIOLATION WILL ADD POINTS AND OUR LICENSE CAN BE SUSPENDED. SOURCE: E SAVES LIVES. WHERE P2OPLE SPEED HINT: IT'S NOT ALWAYS THE HIGHWAYS SOURCE: G 60 10 40 120 120 140 140 20 20 50 35 o/ MPH OR LESS 160 MPH OR LESS 160 47% SPEED ON ROADS 50MPH OR LESS MORE THAN 20% SPEED ON ROADS 35MPH OR LESS SPEEDING FACTS THINK IT PAYS TO SPEED? 13,000 IN THE U.S.A. IT COSTS SOCIETY MORE THAN CRASHES WHERE SPEED IS AN ISSUE $76,000 COST SOCIETY MORE THAN LIVES LOST EACH YEAR $40 BILLION DUE TO SPEEDING FOR EVERY MINUTE YOU GAIN BY SPEEDING ANNUALLY (NHTSA) SOURCE: A ACCORDING TO THE NHTSA A CRASH IS SPEEDING RELATED IF THE DRIVER WAS CHARGED WITH A SPEEDING RELATED OFFENSE, OR IF THE POLICE OFFICER INDICATES THAT RACING OR DRIVING TOO FAST CONDITIONS, OR THE DRIVER HAS EXCEED THE PÓSTED SPEED LIMIT WHICH CONTRIBUTED TO THE CRASH. SLOW DOWN IN THAT SCHOOL ZONE: MANY DON'T COMPLY W/ LOWER SPEED LIMIT INFOGRAPHIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY: CHUCKER & REIBACH HTTP://WWW.CHUCKERREIBACH.COM SOURCES: HTTP://WWW.NHTSA.GOV/ A FOCUS ON SAFETY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO AUTOMATED TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT) B HTTP://WWW.FUELECONOMY.GOV C HTTP://WWW.ASK.COM/QUESTIONS-ABOUT/AVERAGE-COST-OF-A-SPEEDING-TICKET D HTTP://WWW.SAFENY.NY.GOV/SPEE-NDX.HTM E HTTP://EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG/WIKI/SPEED LIMIT F HTTP://WWW.NSC.ORG/SAFETY ROAD/DRIVERSAFETY/PAGES/SPEEDING.ASPX NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL G 33

The Dangers of Speeding While Driving

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This infographic provides statistics about speeding, including how often speeding results in a fatality, how much does speeding actually cost and what are the main reasons that people speed. In the en...

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