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Been caught speeding

It happened last week, on the way to work. I, so I was told by the good officer, was travelling 55 km/h in a 40 km/h zone. That’ll cost me $56. Up until last Monday, I didn’t realize that a radar gun could pick up my car from about two and a half blocks away. Who knew? Of course, I wasn’t alone. As I was waved to a stop, there was a Dodge pickup waiting to receive its penalty and as I was being “processed” the cops pulled over another car. As I left, two more cars were being pulled over. Not a bad haul for the city’s coffers — and all before 9 a.m.

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About Paul Ferriss

Paul Ferriss is a writer and editor based in Toronto, Canada. He is editor of CAA Magazine (published for the Canadian Automobile Association by Totem, a custom content agency.) He's also Totem's director of creative and editorial. Previously he was executive editor at Marketing, a magazine covering advertising, media and marketing, where he also covered automotive marketing and managed an editorial team. He also works as a freelance writer and has written for a variety of newspapers, magazines and websites including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, National Post and Canadian Business. He's the author of Never Too Fast: The Paul Tracy Story.

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