Racing in Dallas is riskier than you think
If you race on Dallas roads, you risk more than just a speeding ticket. Drivers who engage in this behavior are at risk of injuring themselves and the public.
Racing is illegal is Dallas and motorists caught racing can face serious penalties. The Dallas Police Department will enforce all applicable laws.
Drivers who race on Dallas roads:
- Could be punished with a fine up to $2000 and/or six months in jail on a first offense.
- Could be punished with a fine up to $10,000 and between two and 20 years in jail if a crash causes serious bodily injury or death to anyone.
- Could have their vehicle impounded and/or their driver’s license suspended.
In 2016, there were over 2,000 crashes and 300 deaths related to speeding on Texas roadways, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.
Speeding isn’t fun, it’s foolish. Racing is reckless and driving faster than the speed limit or what is safe for road conditions endangers the lives of the driver and all others on the road. Don’t become a statistic.