The Minnesota State Patrol wrapped up their extra speeding enforcement this last weekend. They are asking the public to put the brakes on speeding and help prevent speed related deaths.

They did post a creative excuse for speeding they were given by a motorist that was worth sharing:

Also it's worth mentioning that we are just days away from the new hands free law in Minnesota. Starting August 1st, in will be illegal for a driver to be holding their cell phone while operating a vehicle. You can learn more about this law and the changes on the Minnesota Department of Safety's website.