Bar Bulletin

Bar Bulletin

It Pays to Fight a Traffic Ticket — Here's Why

May 2021 Bar Bulletin

By Andrew C. Huff

Most drivers can recall that sinking feeling in the pit of our stomachs when we see those flashing lights in our rearview mirror, especially when there is a good chance a traffic law was violated. We might not have paid attention to our speed or did not use a turn signal or we spoke on our cell phones while driving. The result is a police officer made an observation, elected to stop your vehicle, and decided to issue you a traffic ticket. 

I’m frequently asked whether a single ticket on your driving record affects your insurance rates. Yes, a...

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