Speeding tickets: Everything you need to know

If you’ve received a speeding ticket recently and you’re wondering  how long it’ll stay on your record, here’s what you should know.

In general, a speeding ticket will remain on your driving record for  three to five years, though the exact length of time varies by state.

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If you feel you’ve been unfairly cited, you can dispute the ticket in court. It’s typically not worth the cost to hire a lawyer if you go this route.

Dispute the ticket

Negotiate the fine

In certain cases, you could also request mitigation, which involves admitting fault in exchange for leniency.

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You can also opt to pay the ticket in full online, via mail, or over  the phone. Paying is often the simplest route, but it could cause your  insurance rates to increase.

Pay the full price


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