There are actually multiple, data-based ways, to avoid a speeding ticket in the Hudson Valley, and New York State.

We've all been there, that awful moment when you see the blue and red lights flashing right behind your car. You were caught speeding and yep, you got a ticket for it. I was actually just there a couple months ago, I know the pain. If you've been through that and never want to go through it again, or never want to discover the feeling, here are the best ways to avoid getting a speeding ticket in the Hudson Valley and New York State:

1. Drive at 3 a.m. on Mondays
Weird, right? According to Traffictickets.com, 2.5% of speeding tickets given in New York State were given between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. And just 13.5% of speeding tickets in New York were written on Mondays, the lowest of any day of the week

2. Drive during winter
Traffictickets.com says that December and January consistently have the lowest amount of speeding tickets written. In December 2017, 7.6% of tickets in New York were given out in December and January drivers had 6.5% of tickets given.

3. Drive less than 11 miles per hour over the speed limit
Less than 2% of speeding tickets were given for speeds less than 11 miles per hour over the speed limit, according to Traffictickets.com.