According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, most drivers have experienced that feeling of angst in the pit of their stomachs at the sight of flashing blue and red lights in their rearview mirror: roughly 112,000 people are ticketed for speeding each day in the United States. That equates to 1 in 6 drivers daily.
Wisconsin ranks 34th in the nation when it comes to issuing speeding tickets to drivers, and drivers of white cars and Toyota Camrys receive the most tickets on average. Wisconsin speeding ticket fines generally range from $200-$800, depending on how fast the officer alleges the person was traveling, and whether or not they were in a reduced speed zone at the time.
If you’re issued a speeding ticket, you may wonder about your options. Do I have to pay for this? Can I fight it?
Anyone can fight a speeding ticket in Wisconsin. However, navigating the legal system can be tricky. Below are some tips to keep in mind if you are issued a speeding ticket:
If you decide to
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