Tickets & Violations

Articles on topics focused on traffic tickets and violations. Look here for insights and information to help you prevent ending up with points against your driver’s license and spikes in your car insurance premiums.

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Find Your Lost Traffic Ticket Online

by Kat Saks on

Find Your Lost Traffic Ticket Now! Visit our Lost Traffic Ticket page to check whether you can look for it online. Search options vary depending on which state and county you received your traffic ticket in. Once you’ve found your ticket information, visit our Traffic Tickets page to learn how to pay or fight the […]

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How to Handle a Photo Radar Ticket by Kat Saks on

Have You Received a Traffic Ticket? Make sure you respond to your traffic ticket by the due date listed. You have the options to either pay or fight the charge. Visit our Traffic Tickets page for information specific to your state. You open your mail to discover a photo of you behind the wheel of […]

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Turning Your First Traffic Ticket Into Your Last by Melissa Crumish on

Whether your first traffic ticket is a speeding ticket or a ticket for improper passing, you don’t want to make it a common occurrence, especially when you consider the common repercussions, such as: Hefty fines. Driving record points, if applicable to your state. Possible driver’s license suspension (contingent on the severity of the violation). Increased […]

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Busted! How and Where to Handle Traffic Tickets by Melissa Crumish on

After getting cited for a speeding ticket and enduring several minutes, maybe hours, of self-flagellation, you must next shift focus towards deciding on whether to pay it or fight it. Traffic Ticket Penalties Traffic tickets come with several stated and unstated penalties. Besides the traffic ticket fine, usually posted on the citation, you may also […]

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How (and Why) to Check Your Driver’s License Status by Nadia Ibanez on

Whether you’re a seasoned motorist or just got your driver’s license last month, mistakes – to the tune of traffic tickets and car accidents – happen. It’s okay. We’re all human. However, mistakes bring consequences, and in the driving world, consequences affect your driving privileges. Thus, it’s vital to stay on top of your license […]

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Driving Record Point Removal: Keep Your License in Good Standing by Melissa Crumish on

The Ouch Behind Points on Driving Records Driving record points are kind of like the driving world’s version of bad tattoos: As soon as you get them you repeatedly chastise your decision-making skills while doing everything possible to have them removed. Unlike bad tattoos, though, driving record points can cause a driver’s license suspension or […]

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