In Virginia, there's an entire list of things that could get an ordinary citizen slapped with a misdemeanor charge.
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Simply going over 20 miles over the speed limit; Failing to use turn signals; Simply driving 80 mph; Obstructed view and even learning how to drive in an empty parking lot. See above.
In your opinion, is this a bit too excessive?
I live in California where the tickets are very expensive but at least, as far as speed is concerned, the highways are consistent in their posted limit and a maximum leeway of 15 miles over the limit is generally tolerated.
What are your thoughts?