How much will my car insurance rates go up if I pay my ticket?

July 10, 2017 · Posted in FAQ 
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Michael G asked:

I have Progressive car insurance. I got the ticket in Missouri for 14 MPH over the limit (44 MPH in a 30 MPH zone).

If I just pay the fine ($65.00) and take the points (4 points), how much will my car insurance rates go up?

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4 Responses to “How much will my car insurance rates go up if I pay my ticket?”

  1. Knightro on September 3rd, 2009 2:49 pm

    No real way to tell.You can take driver school so you don’t get points on your license and your rates won’t go up. But you would have had to tell them that when paying the ticket.

  2. *MiSs PrIsS* on September 6th, 2009 10:28 pm

    Unfortunately no one can answer you that, not even your company. You will not know until your renewal date. But I can say that you may not see a huge difference if that is the only ticket you have, and you are getting other discounts. Sometimes depending on how long you have had the policy they will not charge you for one ticket, but I can’t speak for Progressive.

  3. kelly_f_1999 on September 8th, 2009 1:29 am

    one never knows some times it goes up sometimes it dont hard to say i had to wrecks a week a part mine when up 20 bucks and one wasnt my fault have not had a speeding ticket in 30 yrs and i drive 80 best move with flow of traffic

  4. melcees on September 10th, 2009 12:22 am

    It’ll probably be at least a couple hundred dollars. Your best bet is to go to court if you can and they can decrease it to 2 points and you’ll just pay more up front. It’s the best way to go, methinks, since you’ll be paying more for your car insurance for awhile.

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