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Effect on Insurance Rate

When you choose not to fight a traffic ticket,
it affects your insurance rate.

A insurance industry standard “rule of thumb” for calculating the increased costs of paying a ticket is:

(Fine + Fifty)  x Five


Let’s say you choose to pay a $200 speeding ticket. To estimate the impact of this decision on your auto liability insurance rates over the next 5 years, do the math. The result is a stunning $1,250.00 in additional insurance premiums due to this single moving violation conviction. That is why it is so important to keep tickets off of your driving record.

Insurance.com has a cost calculator. Visit their website to see how much paying the ticket, instead of fighting for dismissal, will cost you. http://www.insurance.com/auto-insurance/saving-money/tickets.aspx