Insurance Increases Add To the Cost of Speeding Tickets

By: WHSV Newsroom Email
By: WHSV Newsroom Email

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV)-- Chances are, the price you paid for your last speeding ticket wasn't the same as someone pulled over in a different city. This is because of insurance hikes that you have to pay for after the ticket.

Virginia drivers' insurance costs normally increase by about $65 a year after getting a speeding ticket.That increase varies across the Commonwealth.

For example, according to a study by Nerdwallet.com, the true cost of a ticket in Richmond is about $368. While in Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Waynesboro, the true cost is about $299.

We're working on tips on what to do if you get a speeding ticket in Virginia.
Tune in for that story on WHSV at 11 p.m.


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