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You Might Be Surprised By Which State Has Some of the Highest Speed Limits
The South Dakota speed limit on rural and urban interstate highways is 80 mph, which is one of the highest speed limits you’ll see in the country.
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Jerry
Feb 25, 2022
Controversial Traffic Cameras in Chicago Could Be Unfairly Targeting Minorities
Traffic cameras: Orwellian nightmare or practical justice system? And how do race, socioeconomic status, and car insurance premiums play into it all?
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Jerry
Feb 08, 2022
Subaru WRX Drivers Can't Stop Speeding
Subaru WRX drivers get more speeding tickets than anyone else. Find out which other models make up the top 10.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Rimac Employee Speeds While Testing the New Electric Car Nevera
The rise of electric hypercars has contributed to an increase of street racing and dangerous speeds, as one Rimac employee demonstrates in the new Nevera.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Some States Are Cracking Down on Speeding
State police agencies in Oregon and Washington are partnering with the California Highway Patrol to crack down on speeding tickets on Interstate 5.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
A New Pennsylvania Bill Would Allow Local Police to Have Radar Guns
A new bill in Pennsylvania would allow local police to soon carry radar guns. What will this mean for residents of the state?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Can You Lose Your License for a Speeding Ticket?
Though you won’t lose your license as a result of one speeding ticket, multiple violations and their severity can end up impacting you and your insurance.
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Jerry
Feb 07, 2022
New York and Other States Continue to See Rise in Speeding
With roads filling back up as workers return to offices, many are calling for increased enforcement of speed limits.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Long Does a Speeding Ticket Stay on Your Record?
Speeding tickets can stay on your record for up to 10 years, though it's usually shorter than that. Read this guide on speeding tickets and insurance to learn more.
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Jerry
Feb 22, 2022
The Absolute Worst Excuses People Gave When They Were Pulled Over
When it comes to getting pulled over, some people can come up with a great excuse on the fly, others come up with the most ridiculous excuses.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on speeding tickets

How much is a reckless driving ticket in Alabama?
If I get a reckless driving ticket in Alabama, how much can I expect to pay? I’ve never gotten one before but I got pulled over while I was driving way over the speed limit and now I’m nervous.
Liz Jenson
Feb 07, 2022
What speed is considered reckless driving?
My driver’s ed teacher told us we can get a reckless driving ticket just for speeding too much. Not gonna lie, that makes me pretty anxious. I tend to go 10 mph over the limit when I’m not thinking. What speed do you have to be going for it to be considered reckless driving?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Feb 14, 2022
How do you get a reckless driving ticket off your record?
I just got hit with a reckless driving ticket and now my insurance rates are through the roof. How can I get a reckless driving ticket dismissed?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Jan 28, 2022
Is driving over 100 mph a felony in California?
I live in California and just got a ticket for going 110 mph. I’m a little worried that this is a felony. Is driving over 100 mph a felony in California?
Rob Shapiro
Feb 04, 2022
Is driving over 100 mph a felony?
I was recently driving over 100 mph on the highway, and I got pulled over. Thankfully, the officer let me go with a warning, but he told me that next time it will be a criminal offense. What’s the charge for driving over 100 mph?
Macy Fouse
Jan 28, 2022
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.
Alexah Grinnell
Sep 09, 2021
What is the most unsafe driving behavior?
Is there a driving behavior that’s considered the most unsafe? I’m doing a presentation for my driver’s ed class and that information would really drive home my main point.
Liz Jenson
Jan 20, 2022
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?
Shannon Martin
Aug 27, 2021
Will my speeding ticket say reckless driving?
I just got pulled over recently and got a speeding ticket. How do I know if my ticket citation will say reckless driving?
Tiffany Leung
Feb 02, 2022
What does “Ka” mean on a radar detector?
I use one of those police radar detectors to help me while I’m driving, but I don’t know what some of these letters are for. What does the “Ka” on a radar detector mean?
Pat Roache
Feb 23, 2022
How do you remove tickets from your driving record in Illinois?
I just got a second speeding ticket in Illinois two months after my first one. If I get one more ticket this year, my license could get suspended! How can I get tickets off my driving record in Illinois?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Jan 28, 2022
Do points in another state matter?
I got a speeding ticket that had points attached to it. I recently moved to another state. Will the points impact my car insurance here?
Emily Maracle
Oct 08, 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.
Gracie Hanson
Jul 23, 2021
Do warnings go on driving records?
I was recently pulled over for speeding and instead of issuing me a ticket, the police officer let me off with a warning. Will that show up on my driving record?
Jason Tushinski
Jan 28, 2022
What is the reckless driving speed in Virginia?
I think I may have been going too fast on the highway, but luckily, I looked at my speedometer before I got caught. Just for future reference, what is the reckless driving speed in Virginia?
Brittni Brinn
Feb 15, 2022
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?
Emily Maracle
Dec 08, 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?
Shannon Martin
Aug 26, 2021
What speed is considered reckless driving in Florida?
I was just driving on the highway and was practically hit by a guy going about 100 mph! What speed do you have to be going for it to be considered reckless driving in Florida?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Feb 14, 2022
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?
Liz Jenson
Sep 21, 2021
How fast do you need to go for it to be considered reckless driving?
I was recently given a speeding ticket for driving 12 miles above the speed limit. Now I’m worried that I am going to be charged with reckless driving as well. When does a speeding ticket become a reckless driving charge?
Sean Boehme
Jan 28, 2022
Can you get banned from driving for life for speeding?
I was recently issued a speeding ticket—is there any chance I can be banned for life from driving?
Jason Tushinski
Jan 28, 2022
What speed do you have to drive to be charged with reckless driving?
I was recently pulled over and the officer said I was driving 21 mph over the speed limit. Now I’m worried that I’m going to be charged with reckless driving as a result.
Sean Boehme
Jan 28, 2022
What does it mean if you get a warning ticket?
I was pulled over the other day for speeding and the officer gave me a warning ticket. What does a warning ticket look like? What does it mean when you get a warning ticket?
Melanie Johnson
Feb 18, 2022
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.
Gracie Hanson
Jul 23, 2021
What is the reckless driving speed?
I know that I can get a speeding ticket if I exceed the posted limit. But how fast do I need to be going for it to be considered reckless driving?
Maxine Boyko
Feb 03, 2022
How bad is the penalty for driving 100 mph?
I was recently pulled over for speeding and the officer said that I was driving 102 mph. I’m worried that I’m going to have to pay a lot or have my license suspended. What are the consequences of driving over 100 mph?
Sean Boehme
Jan 28, 2022
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.
Shannon Martin
Aug 27, 2021
How long does stunt driving stay on your record?
I was driving home late one evening when I came to a red light. The car next to me wanted to race. I decided to do it and was pulled over and charged with racing and stunt driving.
Kevin Martinez
Feb 15, 2022
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.
Emily Maracle
Jul 07, 2021
What speed is considered reckless driving in Indiana?
I sometimes notice myself going pretty fast on the highway in Indiana to keep up with the flow of traffic. I’m worried that if a cop pulls me over, I could get a reckless driving ticket for speeding excessively. How fast do you have to go for it to be considered reckless driving in Indiana?
Shannon Fitzgerald
Feb 14, 2022

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