The best excuses for getting out of a speeding ticket

Look at #16 and file it in the back of your mind. Nobody and I mean NOBODY will believe that you were driving ten miles over the speed limit on 610 because you were just DYING to see the Texans.

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From Forbes:

Here are the 16 top reasons cited for getting out of a speeding ticket, and their rates of success as determined by CarInsurance.com:

1.) I didn’t know I was speeding (26%)
2.) Medical emergency (25%)
3.) Everyone else was going the same speed (22%)
4.) Late for work (21%)
5.) I have to use the bathroom (20%)
6.) Late for an interview (16%)
7.) Late to pick up or drop my child off (15%)
8.) I didn’t see the sign (14%)
9.) Late for court appointment (13%)
10.) Late for doctor appointment (13%)
11.) Late to meet friends (12%)
12.) I’m bringing home hot food and didn’t want it to get cold (11%)
13.) Late to meet partner, husband or wife (11%)
14.) Late for a date (10%)
15.) Late for a funeral (10%)
16.) Late for concert, performance, sporting event, dinner reservation (9%)

Story source: Forbes

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