If speeding continues cameras will follow

About to enter Interstate 95 on my way to work, I groan as I notice the stream of drivers flowing beneath the overpass at Exit 75. Punching the accelerator to the floor, I cross my fingers hoping my car will get up to the speed of traffic as I try to get on the highway. As I'm about to enter, two tractor- trailers come walloping past. Thankfully alive and safely on the highway, I drive past the 50 mph sign on the right. Noticing the speedometer reading somewhere over 60 and the stream of traffic steadily surging past me, I wondered what their speedometers read?

Sitting in the parking lot after work, I sifted through the radio stations. There was another accident, another tractor-trailer had jack-knifed. The accident was caused by the driver's excess speed. I wonder why the 50 mph sign I passed that morning is even there. Patrol officers cannot effectively enforce it when thousands of vehicles pass it each day.

On a Maryland trip I noticed everyone driving the speed limit. Then I realized why. A sign had a picture of a camera and a caption reading, "Speed Cameras in effect."

We must either abide by the law or pay for the expensive automated ticketing devices and the fines that go with them.

Hide Comments


Loading comments...
Hide Comments