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Infographic: Ticket? Uh-Oh. Now What? – How much will that ticket raise your car insurance rate?

Be careful out there! A GMAC survey revealed that 1 in 5 drivers would not pass the written driver’s test if they took it today. Getting a ticket will raise your car insurance rate, but by how much? We found that reckless driving triggers the highest hike — an average increase of 22 percent — yet many drivers aren’t even sure what constitutes reckless driving. Depending on state laws, reckless driving can be defined as: driving over 80 mph, driving too fast for weather conditions, knowingly driving in a way that endangers others.

Here we present 14 common traffic violations, along with the average percent increase to car insurance premiums.

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Infographic: Ticket? Uh-Oh. Now What? - How much will that ticket raise your car insurance rate?

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