"Okay, this first vehicle is doing seventy miles an hour," said CHP officer Marcus Hawkins as he used a LIDAR device to clock an oncoming SUV.
doesn't have to wait long between speeders, and their excuses are usually the same.
"I thought it was 65," responds the driver, and Hawkins
has to explain, "No, it's actually 55 miles an hour out here."
"Once you've crossed those double yellow lines, you're taking the gamble on what will happen next," observed Officer Hawkins.
"The child's mother died, which kind of hits home," admitted Hawkins
, "and those can be hard to investigate, because you can't take the human factor out of it."
"Every now and then there's someone who tries to get away with 80," noted Officer Hawkins, still manning his speed detector.