Empty Georgia Roads Creating Desire for Triple-Digit Speed – A-1 Driving School

Empty Georgia Roads Creating Desire for Triple-Digit Speed

Less traffic on Georgia roads these days may seem like a welcome side benefit of this pandemic.

But metro law enforcement leaders complain they’re seeing a new and more dangerous problem: more people driving not just fast, but at speeds over 100 miles an hour.

Alpharetta police pull over someone going 111 in a 65 MPH zone. Police report more people hitting triple digits with fewer cars on the roads. (Alpharetta police)

Snellville police ticketed this man for reckless driving and speeding. He was clocked going 103 in a 45 MPH zone. (Snellville police). The driver explained he was looking for a bathroom.

Alpharetta police had so many triple-digit speeders they created their own graphic warning people to slow down during this pandemic.

“I think people can’t normally go this fast because traffic’s usually more dense,” said Snellville police chief Roy Whitehead. “But with the reduction of the number of cars that are out there, I think that there’s more opportunity.”

Speeding causes accidents!

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