Even Five Over Makes A Big Difference

Many of us are cheat while driving. We’ve become accustomed to dirving five miles per hour over the speed limit thinking that we won’t get pulled over by law enforcement at that speed. And while we here at SDOT work to calm traffic and our partners at the Seattle Police Department issue more citations for speeding than any other violation, many people speed without giving it much thought.

What most of us don’t realize is that by driving slightly in excess of the speed limit, we greatly increase both the risk of a crash and the severity of the collision. This illustrated brilliantly in the video below:

Slow down and Be Super Safe Seattle!