How to Avoid Traffic Tickets

Millions of traffic tickets are handed out each year. Getting a traffic ticket can raise your raise your insurance premiums and getting multiple tickets can make them skyrocket in costs. Here are some things you can do to avoid getting a traffic ticket.

The first the thing you can do is also the most obvious one, obey the traffic laws of the road your on. Driving safe and not breaking any traffic laws is the best way to avoid getting a ticket. Obey the rules of the road and you won’t get a ticket.

Here some other tips that will help you avoid a traffic ticket:

  • Practice defensive driving
  • Watch out for camera lights
  • Watch out for speeding traps
  • Maintain your vehicle
  • Wear your seat belt
  • Go with the flow of traffic
  • Only use the fast lane for passing

If you get pulled over for a traffic violation be polite and respectful to the officer that pulled you over. Turn off your vehicle, put your keys away and put your hands on the wheel to show that you are not a threat. Have your drivers license, registration and  insurance ready to hand to the officer before they walk to your window. Be respectfully and courteous when talking with the officer. Doing all these thing will increase your chances of getting a warning instead of a ticket.