News of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown being arrested for criminal speeding driving in Phoenix last week makes one wonder if such excessive speeds are limited to professional athletes, or if it’s going on all the time and we only hear about when some sort of ‘celebrity’ is involved. See e.g. Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas (105 in a 65); or state Rep Paul Mosley (R-Lake Havasu City. 97 in a 55, repeat offender. Brags on video of going ‘almost’ 120).
§28-701.02. Excessive speeds; classification
A. A person shall not:
1. Exceed thirty-five miles per hour approaching a school crossing.
2. Exceed the posted speed limit in a business or residential district by more than twenty miles per hour, or if no speed limit is posted, exceed forty-five miles per hour.
3. Exceed the posted speed limit by more than twenty miles per hour in other locations.
Brown’s case # TR2022-129156 in North Valley Justice court; he was also cited for driving (alone, presumably) in the HOV lane.
This comes within days of actress Anne Heche obviously speeding along a residential street just before crashing into a house and getting badly burned.
More about ‘celebrity’ (I use that term loosely) and car-crimes; see this tag
CORRECTION: the original version of this article referred to a out-dated language in 28-701.02; it’s been updated with the current version, above. TODO: look up bill that did the update, 2019?