Hoon psychiatrists leave GPs in the dust

Psychiatrists are speedsters, cardiologists drive flashy cars and GPs are the least likely to own luxury wheels: study

When it comes to speeding tickets, psychiatrists are the lead foots, rather than obstetricians or surgeons rushing to a medical emergency, according to US researchers.

Speeding ticket

The team, led by Harvard Medical School in Boston, found psychiatrists had the highest rate (31% of all psychiatrists booked) of extreme speeding, categorised as more than 32km/h over the speed limit.

“Psychiatrists who were ticketed were statistically more likely to drive at extreme speeds, a behaviour that based on prior research cannot be explained by wanting to get to