WASHINGTON – There’s a certain sense of horror when you see the familiar flash of red and blue lights in your rear-view mirror.
When everything is said and done and you have a ticket in hand, there’s another horror to realize: Your insurance might go up.
Insurance.com analyzed more than 490,000 auto insurance quotes and found the average increase in insurance costs for the 14 most common violations.
Generally speaking, here are the most common violations and how much on average you can expect your rates to rise:
Insurance.com has an interactive tool it calls the “Uh-oh Calulator” that provides more specific numbers based on age and where you live.
h/t MSN Money: 14 tickets that can raise your rates
WTOP’s Veronica Robinson contributed to this report. Follow @VRobWTOP and @WTOP on Twitter.