Nearly half of all drivers say speeding is a problem on U.S. roads
Nearly half of drivers surveyed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say speeding is a problem on the nations roads, and one in five admits, I try to get where I am going as fast as I can.
Almost half of all drivers said it was very important that something be done to reduce speeding. But more than a quarter admitted speeding is something I do without thinking and I enjoy the feeling of driving fast. And 16 percent agreed that driving over the speed limit is not dangerous for skilled drivers.
Drivers with the least experience behind the wheel, those ages 16 to 20, admitted to speeding more frequently than any other age group. Eleven percent of that group reported at least one speeding-related crash in the past five years versus 4 percent for the population as a whole.Download Bulletin PDF