Most people know that any type of moving violation is likely to result in an increase in your auto insurance. What you might not realize is just how much of an impact that incident can have and how long you’ll be paying for that mistake. commissioned a study to look at the way a moving violation affects insurance rates across the country. The study tracked rate increases for serious infractions like DUIs (driving under the influence), DWIs (driving while impaired/intoxicated), reckless driving, traveling more than 30 mph over the speed limit and improper passing, as well as minor violations like not signaling, driving in the carpool lane without the correct number of passengers, driving without a license or not wearing a seatbelt. How much of an increase you’ll see really depends on where you live and the type of violation.

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