Some interesting statistics on how tickets increase the price of insurance for 3 to 5 yrs: Stats from insurance . com.

  • DUI/DWI first offense 79%
  • Reckless driving 73%
  • Operating a vehicle in a race (highway racing) 71%
  • Speeding 30+ over limit 30%
  • Careless driving 26%
  • Texting-while-driving 23%
  • Distracted driving 22%
  • Speeding 16-29 MPH over limit 22%
  • Improper/illegal pass 20%
  • Speeding 1-15 MPH over limit 20%
  • Following too closely 20%
  • Improper turn 20%
  • Failure to yield 20%
  • Failure to stop 19%
  • Talking on cell phone 16%
  • Driving without a license or permit 12%
  • Driving without insurance 10%
  • Seat belt infraction 3%