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How Does a Speeding Ticket Affect Your Insurance?

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Everyone knows that a simple speeding ticket, cell phone ticket, or traffic ticket can cause your insurance rates to go up.  Most drivers don't understand how much  a conviction will affect their insurance premiums.  Recently published a study that provided the following break down of much, on average, an insurance policy will increase with a conviction.

This is what they found: 

1. Reckless driving: 22 percent increase

2. DUI first offense:  19 percent increase

3. Driving without a license or permit:  18 percent increase

4. Careless driving:  16 percent increase

5. Speeding 30 mph over the limit: 15 percent increase

6. Failure to stop:  15 percent increase

7. Improper turn:  14 percent increase

8. Improper passing:  14 percent increase

9. Following too close/tailgating: 13 percent increase

10. Speeding 15 to 29 mph over limit: 12 percent increase

11. Speeding 1 to 14 mph over limit: 11 percent increase

12. Failure to yield: 9 percent increase

13. No car insurance: 6 percent increase

14. Seat belt infractions: 3 percent increase

If you find yourself fighting a traffic ticket, don't hesitate and call our firm.

About Our Firm:  our traffic ticket attorneys excel at getting tickets dismissed or reduced.  We have more than 20 years of legal experience and have gained a reputation among our peers as being superb lawyers.  Our team of traffic defense lawyers is lead by Joseph P. Villanueva.  He is a former prosecutor.  Having a former prosecutor on your side can help in analyzing critical issues in your case.  Call us now at (800) 893-9645.  Send Us an Email

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“I was extremely pleased with the friendly yet professional service that I received in resolving my legal issue.” Karen K.
“Joseph Villanueva and staff made the whole process so easy and gave me the peace of mind that I didn't receive points against my license. Well worth the money!” Linda P.
“Best attorney I’ve worked with. Stayed in contact throughout the whole process. Gave me frequent updates and always replied back to me within an hour. Definitely recommend.” Nikki C.