Ever Wonder Just How Much a Single Traffic Ticket Can Raise Your Insurance Rates

Ever Wonder Just How Much a Single Traffic Ticket Can Raise Your Insurance Rates - blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets.  A recent study, specially made by insuranceQuotes.com, found that one’s car insurance premiums can rise by as much as 93 percent after a single moving violation! All the more reason to explore your options and exercise your rights for contesting a ticket you receive. These are the average national premium increases for seven traffic moving violations from greatest to least:

  1.  DUI — 93 percent.
  2.  Reckless driving — 82 percent.
  3.  Careless driving — 27 percent.
  4.  Speeding 1 to 15 mph over the limit — 21 percent.
    • Speeding 16 to 30 mph over the limit - 28 percent.
    • Speeding 31+ mph over the limit - 30 percent.
  5.  Failure to stop — 19 percent.
  6.  Failure to yield to pedestrians — 19 percent.
  7.  Driving in a carpool lane — 18 percent.

- blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets. 

If you get cited for a red light photo ticket, contact us at www.TicketBust.com or call us at (800) 850-8038.  For Spanish, please visit www.Combatesuticket.com or call (818) 584-3689.  For more information on how TicketBust can help to beat your cell phone ticket, visit www.fightcellphonetickets.com or call (800) 850-8038.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

True or False When Being Passed the Best Thing You Can do is Maintain Your Speed

True or False When Being Passed the Best Thing You Can do is Maintain Your Speed - blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets.

When being passed, is it best to maintain your speed? Yes! In fact, vehicle code section 21753 prohibits a driver being passed from increasing their speed until completely passed by the overtaking vehicle. A violation of this vehicle code section is an infraction, carries 1 DMV point, and the ticket can cost upwards of $230. – blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets. 

If you get cited for a red light photo ticket, contact us at www.TicketBust.com or call us at (800) 850-8038.  For Spanish, please visit www.Combatesuticket.com or call (818) 584-3689.  For more information on how TicketBust can help to beat your cell phone ticket, visit www.fightcellphonetickets.com or call (800) 850-8038.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only. 

When Contesting A Ticket In Writing Does The Officer Really Have To Respond

When Contesting A Ticket In Writing Does The Officer Really Have To Respond- blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets.

When you contest a ticket in writing through a Trial by Written Declaration both the driver contesting the ticket and the officer who wrote the ticket have a chance to submit their side of the story to a judge. A common concern for drivers contesting the ticket is whether the officer has to respond and if not can the court find them guilty based on the ticket alone and no explanation from the officer.

Whether the officer responds or not the case is supposed to be submitted for a decision. (2014 California Rules of Court Rule 4.210. Traffic court-trial by written declaration) In addition, the court might consider the ticket/notice to appear evidence of the violation. (California Vehicle Code 40901)

In our experience of helping over 50,000 drivers contest over 80,000 tickets, we rarely if ever hear of someone being found guilty when the officer does not respond. In almost all cases where the officer fails to respond a judge will dismiss the ticket “in the interest of justice” or “due to lack of prosecution.” – blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets. 

If you get cited for a red light photo ticket, contact us at www.TicketBust.com or call us at (800) 850-8038.  For Spanish, please visit www.Combatesuticket.com or call (818) 584-3689.  For more information on how TicketBust can help to beat your cell phone ticket, visit www.fightcellphonetickets.com or call (800) 850-8038.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Which Driving Habit Can Land You a Ticket and Also be Most Dangerous

Which Driving Habit Can Land You a Ticket and Also be Most Dangerous- blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets.

If someone were to ask you which violation out of disobeying a stop sign, speeding, running a red light, or following too closely is most dangerous, which would you say? It may come as a surprise to some that following too closely is actually the most frequent cause of a collision, according to the CA DMV. Following too close or tailgating can also result in a point being added to your driving record and a $230 – $300 fine. The Vehicle code states a driver shall not follow “more closely than reasonable” and automobiles towing or commercial vehicles are to keep back at least 300 feet. – blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets. 

If you get cited for a red light photo ticket, contact us at www.TicketBust.com or call us at (800) 850-8038.  For Spanish, please visit www.Combatesuticket.com or call (818) 584-3689.  For more information on how TicketBust can help to beat your cell phone ticket, visit www.fightcellphonetickets.com or call (800) 850-8038.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Traffic Laws Young Drivers Should Know: Blaring Music and Loud Horns

Traffic Laws Young Drivers Should Know: Blaring Music and Loud Horns – blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets.

Think twice before cranking up your car stereo or misusing your horn while on the road, the California Bar Association reminds young drivers. Such noise could lead to a ticket or even, is some instances, misdemeanor charges. Generally the car horn can only be used as a warning “when reasonably necessary to insure safe operation” of the car or as a theft alarm system (Vehicle Code 27001). And your music is too loud if can be heard from 50 feet away (Vehicle Code 27007). – blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets.

If you get cited for a red light photo ticket, contact us at www.TicketBust.com or call us at (800) 850-8038. For Spanish, please visit www.Combatesuticket.com or call (818) 584-3689. For more information on how TicketBust can help to beat your cell phone ticket, visit www.fightcellphonetickets.com or call (800) 850-8038.
This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

Regulations for Operation of Driverless Cars in Early Stages of Development

Regulations for Operation of Driverless Cars in Early Stages of Development- blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets.

Two years back Governor Brown signed a bill to allow for autonomous vehicles. California’s Department of Motor Vehicles announced plans to develop a set of regulations related to the operation of these driverless cars.

A Public Workshop was scheduled this month to address key topics like:

·       requirements that would be necessary to operate a self–driving or autonomous vehicle

·       whether autonomous vehicles will be operated without a driver present in the vehicle

·       operator knowledge and skill requirements

·       safety standards

·       evidence of insurance or bond requirements

·       vehicle registration requirements

In addition to these preliminary public workshops, the DMV notes that anyone interested will have the ability to provide comments during the formal regulation process when the DMV publishes the actual proposed text of the regulations. – blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets.

If you get cited for a red light photo ticket, contact us at www.TicketBust.com or call us at (800) 850-8038.  For Spanish, please visit www.Combatesuticket.com or call (818) 584-3689.  For more information on how TicketBust can help to beat your cell phone ticket, visit www.fightcellphonetickets.com or call (800) 850-8038.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

California Supreme Court to Decide in April Limitations on Red Light Camera Ticket Evidence

California Supreme Court to Decide in April Limitations on Red Light Camera Ticket Evidence- blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets.

Some of the controversy over what evidence should and should not be allowed in the trials of red light camera ticket trials, may finally be settled. It is rare for the Court of Appeal to hear the appeal of a mere traffic ticket, and even more rare for a traffic ticket case to reach the Supreme Court. So it was big deal in 2012 when California’s highest court agreed to review the lower court’s ruling on a red light camera ticket conviction (People v. Goldsmith). The court has limited its review to the following issues: (1) What testimony, if any, regarding the accuracy and reliability of the automated traffic enforcement system (in this case the specific camera company is ATES) is required as a prerequisite to admission of the ATES-generated evidence? (2) Is the ATES evidence hearsay and, if so, do any exceptions apply? The Supreme Court has placed this case on calendar to be argued Thursday, April 3, 2014. -  blog submitted by ticketbust.com, helping drivers contest and dismiss their traffic tickets. 

If you get cited for a red light photo ticket, contact us at www.TicketBust.com or call us at (800) 850-8038.  For Spanish, please visit www.Combatesuticket.com or call (818) 584-3689.  For more information on how TicketBust can help to beat your cell phone ticket, visit www.fightcellphonetickets.com or call (800) 850-8038.

This blog was written to provide information related to traffic tickets in California, is based on opinion only, is not legal advice, and is for informational purposes only.

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