Speed In A Hunstville School Zone, Get Fined $312
Houston makes the top 10 list for big fines
What are the worst places in Texas to get caught speeding in a school zone? According to a survey by Allstate, don't do it in Huntsville, man, even if you're late for an execution. It will set you back an average of $312.
The rest of the list:
College Station -- $305
Alice -- $305
Conroe -- $276
Mesquite -- $275
Garland -- $274
Kerrville & Shenadoah -- $272
Lewisville -- $266
Laredo -- $254
New Braunfels -- $253
Brownsville, Houston & Denton -- $250
Not too greedy a showing by the Houston area, although we are the only large city to make the list.
Average fines for talking on a cell in a school zone, by the way, range from $327 in Corpus Christi to $297 in La Porte, among the top ten of the 21 surveyed cities.
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