Hundreds of drivers were ticketed for their "need for speed" in Texas in 2017, with the fastest driver clocked for traveling at 181 miles per hour. That's how fast a motorcyclist was allegedly going on U.S. 90 through Coryell County.
The Houston Chronicle obtained data from the Texas Department of Public Safety for the fastest tickets issued from Jan. 1 to Nov. 28.
In North Texas, a driver was ticketed for going 140 mph in a 50 mph zone in Collin County.
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A Johnson County driver was clocked at 146 mph in a 65 mph zone.
In Wise County, a motorcyclist was stopped on U.S. 81 traveling 155 mph in a 75 mph zone.