Speeding issues can pile up
While all this is great for the economy, it produces an added danger for drivers, who must beware that the environment in which they’re familiar is changing shape.
And if fear of having a wreck and the accompanying injuries and rising insurance rates aren’t enough to make a driver slow down, consider two more factors — speeding tickets and gas prices.
The statewide “Summer Heat” crackdown revved up earlier this month and continues through August. During this time, state, parish and local police release extra patrols to catch speeders.