PERMIAN BASIN - Back to school, back off the accelerator.
That's the word from Allstate Insurance this week after they released the average fines for speeding in a school zone.
In Odessa, the average cost of a speeding ticket, according to Allstate is $200.00 dollars for drivers topping the speed limit by 10 miles an hour.
The average in Midland is $140.00 dollars, and statewide, the average fine is $209.00 dollars.
School officials and police in the basin want motorists to respect the school zones starting Monday morning.