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Drivers of Loud Cars Should Beware of Traffic Camera Changes in NYC
NYC drivers, beware: the city has enacted a new traffic camera system complete with microphones to send tickets out to those behind the wheel of loud cars. Read on to learn more.
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Jerry
Mar 28, 2022
How Big Are Traffic Lights? Taller Than a Lot of People
We see traffic lights almost every day, but have you ever wondered how big they actually are? Many of them are almost as tall as a person.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
A Traffic Camera Thought a Pedestrian's Shirt Was a License Plate
Automated traffic cameras aren’t perfect yet. A couple in England received a ticket, but the traffic camera actually captured a picture of a pedestrian’s shirt that looked like their license plate.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The 5 Most Costly Situations That Affect Car Insurance Premiums
Car insurance goes up for many reasons, but which are the most costly for drivers? This article has the answers.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
2 Washington D.C. Police Officers Accused of Street Racing
There was an increase in street racing during the pandemic; however, it wasn't just reckless teenagers taking part in the dangerous races.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Buy and Install a Car Radar Detector
Radar detectors can help you avoid getting a speeding ticket. Here's how to get a radar detector installed in your car.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Traffic Tickets That Have the Greatest Effect on Your Car Insurance Rates
Your car insurance rates will rise if you get any moving violation traffic ticket. The traffic tickets that affect insurance rates the most are DUIs and reckless driving.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Libras' Indecisive Nature Shows When it Comes to Traffic Violations
A Libra’s indecisive nature may have an influence on the types of driving tickets they get.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 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 Traffic Tickets

Will reckless driving affect my employment?
I’m between jobs, but I recently received a reckless driving charge. I wasn’t under the influence or anything, but I’m still worried that it may cause problems getting a job. Does a reckless driving charge affect my chances to gain employment?
Eric Schad
Jan 31, 2022
Does a careless driving ticket give points?
I was fiddling with the radio when I inadvertently swerved out of my lane. Luckily, no other cars were around except for the cop behind me. He gave me a ticket for careless driving but didn’t tell me how many points I’ll receive. How many points do you get for a careless driving ticket?
Eric Schad
Mar 17, 2022
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
Do warnings stay on your driving record?
I recently received a verbal warning from a cop for improper lane usage. He said he tore up the ticket because I was being respectful, but I’m still worried about my permanent driving record. Will this warning remain on my driving record?
Eric Schad
Feb 22, 2022
Is speeding considered reckless driving?
One of my friends was charged with reckless driving about a week ago, but he swears that he wasn’t doing anything unsafe other than going about 15 mph over the speed limit. So out of curiosity, is speeding considered reckless driving?
Eric Schad
Jan 28, 2022
Can you take defensive driving for running a red light?
I received a ticket for running a red light about a week ago. I paid the fine because I was in the wrong, but my friend told me I could get the ticket dropped or points removed if I take a defensive driving class. Can I take a defensive driving course if I ran a red light?
Eric Schad
Mar 11, 2022
What is the worst that can happen if you get caught driving without your license?
How much trouble can you really get in if you don't have a license when driving? I lost my license about five years ago and nothing has happened to me. My friends think I can get in big trouble, but I don't think so. Something would have happened to me by now.
Shannon Martin
Aug 25, 2021
What happens if your driving license is revoked?
My dad’s driving license got revoked, and I’m not sure what this will mean for him. Is there any way for him to get his license back, or is he banned from driving forever?
Liz Jenson
Mar 10, 2022
Can reckless driving affect employment opportunities?
I’m currently looking for a new job but recently got a minor reckless driving charge. Can you get a job with a reckless driving violation?
Tiffany Leung
Jan 27, 2022
How long will it take for your driving record to clear?
I’ve had my share of traffic tickets, but these days I’ve been a lot better about being a responsible driver. I really want a clean driving record—how long will it take?
Mary Cahill
Feb 03, 2022
Does negligent driving affect insurance?
I was ticketed for negligent driving earlier this month. While I paid the fine and everything is good legally speaking, I’m worried that my upcoming car insurance renewal will increase my rate. Will a negligent driving ticket affect my insurance?
Eric Schad
Feb 11, 2022
Can I get my DUI dropped to reckless driving?
I’m facing a DUI charge and I’m a nervous wreck about what’s going to happen in court. My lawyer has talked about the possibility of pleading guilty to the lesser charge of reckless driving. Can you get a drunk driving charge reduced to reckless driving?
Mary Cahill
Jan 28, 2022
Can you pay a reckless driving ticket online?
I messed up and got charged with reckless driving. Can I just pay my ticket online instead of making a court appearance?
Macy Fouse
Feb 21, 2022
How do you fight a reckless driving ticket in Virginia?
I was recently accused of reckless driving, but I don’t think it was justified. I want to fight it. How do you get a reckless driving ticket dismissed in Virginia?
Liz Jenson
Jan 20, 2022
What happens when you go to court for reckless driving?
I was charged with reckless driving about a week ago. I’ve never been charged with anything more than a speeding ticket, so I’m not sure what to do next. Can you get a reckless driving charge dismissed in court?
Eric Schad
Jan 19, 2022
Is driving without insurance a misdemeanor in Indiana?
I got caught driving without insurance in Indiana and I’m worried it might go on my permanent record. Will driving without insurance be classified as a misdemeanor if I live in Indiana?
Eric Schad
Mar 28, 2022
Does your driving record clear when you turn 18?
I know that criminal charges against people under 18 are usually expunged or kept sealed on permanent records. I’m 17 and I got a speeding ticket last week, so I wasn’t sure if this applied to traffic violations. Will my driving record clear when I turn 18?
Eric Schad
Feb 03, 2022
What is rubbernecking in driving?
I’ve heard that rubbernecking is one of the most dangerous things you can do while driving, but I have no idea what that is. What does the term rubbernecking mean?
Eric Schad
Feb 03, 2022
Does an insurance company always check your driving record?
My parents are kicking me off their insurance, so I'm getting car insurance for the first time. I've been driving for awhile and I have several tickets. Do car insurance companies always check your driving record?
Emily Maracle
Jul 29, 2021
How fast over the speed limit is considered reckless driving?
I got pulled over for speeding, but instead, the officer charged me with reckless driving. I didn’t realize I was speeding that bad. What speed over the speed limit is considered reckless driving?
Pat Roache
Feb 04, 2022
How to beat a reckless driving ticket?
I was out driving around with my friends last week and wasn’t paying attention to how fast I was going. When I got pulled over, I figured I was going to get a speeding ticket, but I got a reckless driving ticket instead! I really don’t want that on my driving record. How can I get my reckless driving ticket dismissed?
Holden Easterbrook
Jan 24, 2022
What does it mean if you have points on your driving record?
I have a few tickets and was applying for car insurance. I was declined from several companies due to the points on my license. What does this mean?
Emily Maracle
Oct 11, 2021
Does a cell phone ticket go on your driving record?
I received a cell phone ticket the other day for texting and driving. The officer caught me red-handed, so I’m not disputing the charge. I just want to know if it will have a lasting impact. Will a cell phone ticket go on my permanent driving record?
Eric Schad
Mar 18, 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
Do moving violations impact car insurance rates?
I have a ticket for improper passing. Is my insurance higher because of this?
Emily Maracle
Oct 11, 2021
Can you take defensive driving for passing a school bus?
I got a ticket for passing a school bus when it had the stop sign out. Two years ago, I got a speeding ticket, but I could get a point reduction on my license by taking a defensive driving course. Can I do the same for passing a school bus?
Eric Schad
Mar 11, 2022
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
Is reckless driving a misdemeanor in NC?
I was arrested for reckless driving, but I don’t really know what that means or how serious it is. How bad is a reckless driving charge in North Carolina?
Joshua Levy
Jan 24, 2022

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