If you’ve ever received a ticket for a traffic violation, you’ve probably seen an increase in your insurance rate. As you’d expect, some tickets raise your premium higher than others, depending on the type of violation.
Auto insurance comparison website The Zebra recently shared its compilation of 28 common violations and their big impact on insurance rates. In its research, The Zebra notes that the trend of people driving recklessly in 2021 continues into 2022. In May, we shared with you NHTSA numbers showing a 10.5 percent increase in traffic fatalities in 2021 over 2020, with the highest number of fatalities recorded since 2005. The NHTSA also reported that fatalities attributed to speeding-related crashes were up 5% in 2021.