Would You Pay $25 For The Right To Speed?

Maybe someday you’ll slam your foot on the gas pedal to see how fast that Ford Ranger can really go and you’ll catch the sirens in your rear-view mirror, only to wave off the patrol car and resume going way too fast just for the fun of it.

That’s the dream of a candidate running for the Nevada governor’s office, the Associated Press reports. Under his proposal, you’d submit your vehicle to an inspection, pay a fee, bring along a transponder that declares your right to floor it for a 24-hour period.

The AP says the Nevada Highway Patrol does not approve of this message, warning it would cause more accidents and deaths.

Would you vote for someone who promised to get this done?

Nevada candidate touts speedy fix to budget crisis [AP via Slashdot]