Expert Advice for Speeding Tickets

All Questions on Speeding Tickets

Why is driving under the speed limit dangerous?
I recently got a ticket for driving too slowly, which feels kind of ridiculous to me. I get why you can get ticketed for speeding, but why is it dangerous to drive under the speed limit?
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Liz Jenson
Sep 21, 2021
If someone else is ticketed while driving my car, will my auto insurance premium go up?
Will I have to pay more for insurance if my friend got a ticket in my car? I let them borrow it for a few days and they got pulled over for speeding.
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Alexah Grinnell
Sep 09, 2021
Will a speeding ticket from another state increase my insurance?
Will the speeding ticket I received in Tessessee impact the rate of my Louisiana insurance policy? When I was on vacation a few months ago, I got a speeding ticket in Nashville. I honestly forgot about it until my friend reminded me a few minutes ago and I have no idea what to do! I don't know where the ticket is and I don't remember getting anything in the mail.
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Shannon Martin
Aug 27, 2021
Why did my insurance rate go up after I finished traffic school?
Doesn't your insurance policy go down if you finish traffic school? I have a couple of speeding tickets and the judge said he would lower my points if I completed a safe driving course. I completed the course and my insurance policy still went up! Is this normal?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 27, 2021
If someone gets a speeding ticket in my car, who pays for it—the driver or me?
Does a speeding ticket follow the car or the driver? My cousin received a speeding ticket when she borrowed my car. She said she would pay for it but I am a little nervous that she won't. If she doesn't pay for it, who will get in trouble: me or her?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 27, 2021
Will my pending speeding ticket increase the rate of my insurance policy?
If I haven't gone to court for my speeding ticket yet, will this ticket impact my policy? I have a court date for my ticket next month, but my policy renews in a week. I plan on fighting this ticket because I know I was not going ten miles over the speed limit—I was maybe three miles over tops! What happens if I win my case but the insurance company charges me for the ticket?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 27, 2021
When do insurance companies get notified about speeding tickets?
I had a speeding ticket last week and I wanted to know, when will it impact my insurance policy? Do I need to tell my agent about the ticket or will the DMV let him know?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 26, 2021
How much does a speeding ticket increase your insurance policy?
How much can a speeding ticket affect your insurance policy? I had a speeding ticket last year and now my policy costs way too much! I know that my driving record isn't the best, but a $600 increase seems like a lot. Is this normal?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 26, 2021
How do speeding tickets affect car insurance?
Okay, I got a speeding ticket, which is really annoying. On top of everything else, is my premium for auto insurance going to rise?
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Alexah Grinnell
Aug 06, 2021
What violations or tickets do new drivers usually get?
My daughter will be driving soon and I want her to be prepared. What are some common violations that new drivers get? I want to hopefully teach her how to drive safely and avoid those types of situations.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 30, 2021
What type of ticket is the most common for drivers?
Is there a type of violation or ticket that drivers get most often? Does having tickets on your record impact your insurance?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 30, 2021
Can speeding negatively impact your car insurance?
I like to open up my Dodge Charger on the highway, but a friend told me that speeding can negatively impact my car insurance. I've never had a problem before. What's the issue?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 30, 2021
Can GEICO raise your rates for speeding tickets?
I got two speeding tickets recently. They are minor, but I'm worried they'll impact my rate. Does GEICO raise your insurance rates if you have speeding tickets?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 29, 2021
How long do points stay on your record in New Hampshire?
I'm currently insured with Allstate. How long will points stay on my record and impact my insurance? I have four points from a speeding ticket in 2019.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 29, 2021
Are there ways to prevent speeding tickets from impacting insurance?
How can I prevent my insurance cost from growing? I currently have multiple speeding tickets on my driving record and am seeing a huge increase in my insurance rate.
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Gracie Hanson
Jul 23, 2021
I got a speeding ticket in someone else’s car… will their insurance rate be impacted?
Should my friend expect to see an increase in her car insurance rates because of this incident? I borrowed my friend's car to run some errands and ended up getting pulled over for speeding.
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Gracie Hanson
Jul 23, 2021
How long do tickets on your driving record impact your rate?
How long will tickets impact my insurance rate? I have three tickets on my record from the past year. My insurance rates skyrocketed.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 07, 2021
How much will six points on my driver's license affect my insurance rate?
How much will six points on my license cost me? I live in upstate NY and recently was convicted of a speeding ticket. The judge said he was adding six points to my license! I have always had a good driving record, but now I am worried that my car insurance will be unaffordable or that my policy will cancel.
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Shannon Martin
Jul 03, 2021
How frequently will Progressive check my driving records?
"How often do insurance companies check driving history? I got pulled over for a speeding ticket recently and I'm worried my premiums will increase."
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021

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