After having commuted along the highways and byways of the great Garden State for the last 20 years, I've learned a thing or two about how to navigate.

I've also learned a thing or two about traffic cops, especially New Jersey state troopers, and how they operate. There's one thing that drivers do in New Jersey all the time that drives me crazy: They act like good little citizens if they see a cop on the road and drive more slowly than I thought was humanly possible.

Not only is this not necessary, but it can be dangerous, clogs up the roads and wastes the time of their fellow motorists.

Listen, I get it. You want to avoid a ticket and all the associated headaches that a traffic violation can bring. But trust me, nobody — not even a state trooper — expects you to drive the actual speed limit on a New Jersey highway!

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