Traffic Tickets Can Have a Bad Influence on Auto Insurance Premiums

Date Posted: 11/16/2017

Categories: News, Traffic Tickets, Speeding Tickets, California Highway Patrol, California Drivers

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- has released a new blog post explaining why traffic tickets have a bad influence on auto insurance premiums.

Traffic tickets will have a bad influence on auto insurance premiums. Clients who have been arrested for speeding or reckless driving behavior will pay 30% more for car insurance in some states like California.

Multiple fines put a driver in the high-risk category, which means that he/she will get higher premiums. A high-risk driver will also have a tougher time qualifying for certain types of auto insurance plans.

Clients can reduce their insurability risk by following any of these tips:

Graduate defensive driving courses.
Increase deductibles
Keep a clean driving record
Improve the vehicle's safety rating by purchasing safety equipment

This article was originally published in Business Insider. Continue reading the full article here.