Speeders have some unique excuses

Speeding fines are up in the GTA and so are the excuses.

In the Mississauga-Brampton area, Peel region officers nailed 32-thousand drivers last year, up 23 per cent from 2015.

And officers say they get about every excuse in the book from drivers trying to wiggle out of a ticket, including:

• I just washed my car and was trying to air dry it,

• I didn’t realize the speed limit in this area,

• I’m late for (insert excuse here),

• I was trying to get the snow off my windshield because I couldn’t see

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