Increased Speeding on San Diego Highways

According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), motorists in the San Diego area speeding more frequently during COVID-19. The pandemic has reduced the number of cars on the road, which encourages some people to drive faster than the posted limits. CHP officers have reported vehicles driving at up to 128 miles per hour on a local Oceanside highway, according to NBC 7 San Diego.

Highway patrol officers expressed concern about this dangerous and reckless action, which could result in a serious accident for the speeding driver or other cars on the road. CHP clarified that they would continue to cite and fine drivers who break the speed limit during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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