Most Popular Excuses to Get Out of a Speeding Ticket

If you’ve been pulled over by the police while driving, the feeling is not a good one (especially if you don’t have car insurance). Your heart sinks, and you either accept defeat or immediately try and think of a good excuse to get out of a potential ticket.

The most popular excuse that women give is that they’re lost; men on the other hand blame their GPS devices. Males are less likely than females to give the excuse that they were lost in an attempt to explain their wrongdoing.

Insurance.com asked 500 U.S. motorists about the excuses they’ve given police officers. Here are the survey’s top 11 responses.
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1. I couldn’t see the sign telling me not to do it.

2. I’m lost and unfamiliar with the roads.

3. I didn’t know it was broken.

4. Everyone else was doing it.

5. I’m having an emergency situation in my car.!”)

6. I missed my turn/exit.

7. I had to go to the bathroom.

8. I didn’t do anything dangerous.

9. I was on my way to an emergency.

10. My GPS said it was the right thing to do.

11. I’m just helping out; I wasn’t even supposed to be driving.

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