Speed Kills Essay

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Speed Kills


Speed Kills
The high speed limits are often causes of accidents that cause serious injuries and even
death. The speed limit should be lowered so we can control accidents caused by high speed
driving, pollution, and the high cost of operation and insurance.

First of all it is obvious that a motorist driving over the speed limit has more chances
of getting into an accident that a motorist who is traveling at the average speed. One who
drives fast does not have proper and that well of a control on the vehicle as one that is
moving at a safe speed or at the speed limit mark. It is true that traveling above the
speed limit will save time and time is money but is it really worth it. Speed over the
limit is a major factor in about two to five percent of fatalities. When driving over the
limit it is hard to determine the other drivers speed, this is called the speed variance
and this can cause an accident while overtaking the other vehicle or simply changing lanes
because the other driver could be speeding up as well, at the same time as you are
changing lanes that would result in an accident.

Speed not only kills it also costs money and other problems. Cars traveling at higher
speeds increase the amount of fuel usage and therefore this causes more pollution in the
environment. Not only that since it uses more fuel and takes up fuel faster one has to get
gas more often and this will cause the driver to spend more money. Driving fast will
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