the act or practice of exceeding the speed limit: a $50 fine for speeding.
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How to use speeding in a sentence
State troopers in Maryland, Virginia, California and Minnesota reported writing more speeding tickets.Traffic counts fell during the coronavirus pandemic, but road fatalities still increased | Luz Lazo | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
In the meantime, anyone with more than $100,000 to spare on a fancy new electric ride—and the speeding tickets that could come with it—can drool over the Model S Plaid.The Tesla Model S ‘Plaid’ will go from 0-60 with record-breaking acceleration | Rob Verger | January 28, 2021 | Popular-Science
The city is working to identify drivers with a history of traffic violations, such as speeding and red-light camera tickets, to send messages alerting them of their history of infractions while warning of their risks of getting into a fatal crash.Can tailored messages to bad drivers prevent crashes? D.C. is about to find out. | Luz Lazo | December 26, 2020 | Washington Post
Then, a year later, he’s pulled over for speeding, and learns that his failure to appear in court has resulted in a warrant for his arrest.Easy interventions like revamping forms help people show up to court | Sujata Gupta | October 8, 2020 | Science News
Ramos had received speeding tickets in the past, but traffic citations were the extent of her dealings with the justice system.The Startling Reach and Disparate Impact of Cleveland Clinic’s Private Police Force | by David Armstrong | September 28, 2020 | ProPublica
Farrell issued a ticket to an 18-year-old shipyard worker for speeding and an improper exhaust mechanism, according to the TP.
The second stop for speeding happened in another state a year later.
He said his son was confused why he was being pulled over—other cars had been speeding by him—before hanging up the phone.Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence | Ben Jacobs | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Maybe he had been at a card game—wherever he was, it was late and he was speeding in the rain.
In 2012, he “punched her in the neck and dragged her alongside a speeding car with their two children in the vehicle.”
The quickening of one part of the process necessitated the "speeding up" of all the others.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
Alice Arden, you little dream of the man and the route by which, possibly, deliverance is speeding to you.Checkmate | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
It was the face of a man who ran his mental dynamo at top speed in defiance of nature's laws against speeding.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
I am speeding toward Pittsburgh, the very heart of the industrial struggle of America.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
About six in the morning the Kirkcaldy coach came speeding past, the coachman making the air ring with a shrill trumpet blast.Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell