Speeding Ticket Statistics

34 million speeding tickets are issued in the US each year. Drivers with one speeding ticket pay $45.46/mo more for auto insurance than others with clean records.

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Leslie Kasperowicz holds a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Winnipeg. She spent several years as a Farmers Insurance CSR, gaining a solid understanding of insurance products including home, life, auto, and commercial and working directly with insurance customers to understand their needs. She has since used that knowledge in her more than ten years as a writer, largely in the insuranc...

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Dan Walker graduated with a BS in Administrative Management in 2005 and has been working in his family’s insurance agency, FCI Agency, for 15 years (BBB A+). He is licensed as an agent to write property and casualty insurance, including home, auto, umbrella, and dwelling fire insurance. He’s also been featured on sites like Reviews.com and Safeco. He reviews content, ensuring that ex...

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UPDATED: Jul 16, 2021

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Things to Remember...

  • Speeding tickets will affect your driving history and your car insurance rates
  • Typically, out-of-state drivers get ticketed more than those in their home state
  • Find out how to avoid getting a speeding ticket and having an increase in insurance

It’s every driver’s nightmare: flashing blue and red lights in the rear-view mirror. Speeding tickets can strike a blow to anyone’s day. Speeding ticket statistics are staggering.

While you pull away from the office with the ticket in your hand, you wonder, “Is going ten or fifteen miles an hour over the speed limit that big of a deal?” or “How much is my auto insurance going to go up now?”

Check out the below speeding tickets statistics, learn about speeding ticket prices, and pick up some information about beating speeding tickets.

Even more important than getting out of a speeding ticket is understanding how a speeding ticket can affect the cost of your auto insurance.

To find cheap auto insurance coverage no matter how many speeding tickets you may have, shop around using the free tool on the top of this page. Just enter your zip code to get started!



Even if you have speeding ticket fines and speeding ticket points galore, you can still find affordable auto insurance coverage if you are willing to do your homework.

Using the free quote finder on this page, shop around to compare several auto insurance companies!


  1. https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/traffic-tickets
  2. https://www.myimprov.com/how-much-is-a-speeding-ticket-in-california-speeding-ticket-cost/
  3. https://www.allstate.com/tools-and-resources/car-insurance/speeding-ticket-and-car-insurance.aspx

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