YUMA, AZ- Arizona ranks top three amongst the hardest consequences on dangerous driving behavior coming in at number 2 spot. That’s According to the finance website wallet-hub which conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s strictest and also the most less tolerant states on speeding and reckless driving.
Even though speeding and reckless driving are one of the most common types of tickets a driver can receive. It’s also one of the easiest tickets to receive when on the road because people don’t always realize how fast they’re going when they’re traveling to and from their destinations.
As we know, drunk driving takes a terrible toll on the nation’s roads and highways every year. Also known as “driving under the influence” or “driving while intoxicated,” according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration alcohol-impaired driving was the cause of 31 percent of motor vehicle fatalities back in 2012. In addition, the government estimates that drunk driving costs American’s nearly $60 billion per year in economic losses.
Arizona has the longest minimum jail term for first time offenders a minimum of 10 days. The report showed Texas being listed as the most tolerant for speeding violations.