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