Cause and Effect
outrageously expensive depending on how fast you were speeding. Some states
charge ten to twenty dollars per mile an hour over the speed limit. The officer assigns
wait is long, and the company can be frightening. Once you plead your case, you
generally end up paying the fine. This only leads to another line, and another wait. This
has to be the most unpleasant part of a speeding ticket.
In addition, paying for traffic school is also a disagreeable experience. If you waited to
see the judge, you may be on your way after paying the fine. If the judge is kind, and
offers a traffic school option, the unpleasantness continues. Usually the traffic school
great experience of paying is close at hand after locating the school. You must endure
the nine hour course after paying for the privilege of attending. This is a class most
people would have never taken if given the chance. The unpleasantness associated
with a speeding ticket is almost finished when you have completed the course.
A reoccurring reminder of a previous mistake is evident in higher insurance rates.
Most insurance companies feel that speeding tickets make someone a higher risk.
obtain insurance. If the insurance company decides to raise your rates by only ten
usually in three to five years, you have spent more than one thousand dollars more
than if you had not been speeding. The insurance company raises your rates with
each ticket, until they cancel the policy. This alone makes it worthwhile to obey the
A speeding ticket is an effective form of discipline, with court, with traffic school, and
with higher insurance rates. The deterrents for speeding are not all outwardly
noticeable until you has been through the process. Once you have a speeding ticket
experience, you may be more careful to obey the law.