In the US speed limits differ from state to state. Most states such as Montana, North and South Dakota, are permitted till 80 MPH, while Texas has 85 MPH speed limit. Around 100,000 people are imposed fines for crossing speed limits set by different state authorities. However, 95% of people who never contest a speeding ticket.
The average cost of a speeding ticket is $150. And 12% is the average increase of an insurance rate for speeding 15-29 MPH over the limit. On the other hand, if your speed is increased by 5 MPH over 60 MPH, leads to reduce fuel economy by at least 7-8%.
Salary of the speeding ticket collectors is $75,000. Around tickets worth $200,000 are written each year. Doctors are found to be the most ticketed professionals. So, fast driving may be fun but also fined.