Sheriff’s sergeant debunks holiday traffic myths

Date Posted: 11/27/2017

Categories: News, Traffic Tickets, Speeding Tickets, California Highway Patrol, California Office of Traffic Safety, California Drivers



A common misconception among drivers it the idea that driving 5 miles per hour (mph) above the speed limit will not warrant a ticket.  Lynch, however, said that is not the case.

“If the speed limit is 50, do 50,” Lynch said.  “We have an amazing team system here with the city, the sheriff’s department and the citizenry.  It is an amazing team atmosphere we have, but there are still some that just aren’t getting it. When you say ‘yeah I can do 5 over, 10 over and be safe.’  No that is not the case.”

This article was originally published in The Signal Santa Clarita. Continue reading the full article here.