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facts about speeding tickets

National Motorist Association reported that annually, more than 34 million people in the United States are issued speeding tickets. Approximately, there are around 1,000,000 people receiving speeding tickets in a day. They have no data on how many speeding tickets can be issued to the same person in a day and with the same kind of violation.

Last Friday afternoon, a woman from Alabama was traveling eastward along 1-90 along the southern Minnesota when she was issued a speeding ticket four times on that same day.

The unlucky driver was a 49-old-woman was issued her 1st speed ticket by a Minnesota state trooper who was alerted by dispatchers about a vehicle speeding and weaving erratically in and out of traffic. When she speedily passed a trooper at a speed over 100 mph, she got a ticket.

The citation given to her was for the following infringements: absence of any proof that she has insurance, possessing marijuana and for speeding. After she acknowledged the ticket, she was able to proceed on her trip.

After traveling several miles down the road, she was again apprehended for going at 99 miles per hour and then she received her 2nd ticket. After driving for one hour, she was apprehended for speeding at 88 mph in Freeborn County. She received the 3rd ticket.
Just before reaching the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin, troopers halted the car for speeding at 88 mph in a 70 mph zone. She was able to receive her 4th ticket.

For the four tickets issued, she will be shelling out a fine of a whooping amount of more than $500. This is quite an expensive way to travel.

Speaking about speeding tickets, here are some interesting facts you will be interested to know about –

1. Male drivers are issued more speeding tickets than female drivers.
2. For women, the best option is to contest a speeding ticket while men will just pay the fine and get it over.

3. Young drivers (between the ages of 17 and 24 ) get the most number of tickets.

4. There is a close correlation between the low financial condition of a city and traffic violation. When the income of the city decreases by 10%; there will be a corresponding 6.5% in the number of speeding tickets issued
5 In the United states, approximately 35 millions of speeding tickets are issued annually. That would be 93,000 tickets daily or 65 tickets per minute.
6/Ohio issued more speeding tickets compared with other states; next on the list are Pennsylvania, New York and California.
7. The 1-95 east coast corridors are places of danger where the most costly speeding ticket fines are collected. Specifically avoid traveling from New England straight on to North Carolina.
8. Every year, New York State cashes in about $76 million in traffic tickets.
9. Doctors are more prone to receive a speeding ticket compared with other professionals.
10. In the U.S., the average speeding ticket fine is $150.
11. Insurance premium are increased on the average of $300 after receipt of a speeding ticket.
12. Lawyers are adept in fighting speeding ticket and are hired to handle around 180,000 tickets annually an average cost of $150 per client.
13. Traffic officers must be in attendance when you contest a ticket; however around 1% of contested tickets are invalidated as arresting officer failed to appear.
14. Every rule has an exception as there are valid excuses for speeding – as when passing another car or being chased by another car with someday after your life and other logical reasons.

If you have received a traffic ticket, please contact an experienced speeding ticket lawyers. Protect your right to drive legally.

Source: Bring Me the News Com
(http://www.bringmethenews.com/2013/01/29/driver-on-i-90-gets-4-speeding-tickets-in-a-day)

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