"fail to surrender insurance card" - increased my

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"fail to surrender insurance card" - increased my

by: mutalisk on
Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:10 pm

I got charged with "fail to surrender insurance card" a year ago and I didn't bother to challenge it in court to dismiss the $50 ticket. I figured no points just a small fine, "no big deal" and just paid the fine. Then it came back to bite me in the ass.

Now a year later I find that my insurance premiums have increased 70%.

Broker said I was above the 3 infraction limit, and said I needed high risk insurance. Is there anything I can do to get the "insurance card ticket" dropped after I have already paid the ticket.

If you got any knowledge on how to get my insurance premiums lowered other than just waiting for 3 years, that would be great too.
Thanks in advance.


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by: racer on
Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:34 am

I would say that your insurer is messing with you. Get some quotes from other people, and quote them instead.
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Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:49 am

racer wrote:I would say that your insurer is messing with you.
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I've personally seen people with 5 convictions on their record who are still on "normal" insurance. Shop around.
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by: mutalisk on
Fri Jan 22, 2010 3:02 pm

Thanks, will do. I'll check with another broker and see whats up. I'll update this thread when i get some answers.


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by: racer on
Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:42 pm

Use online quotes, too. They give a great estimate.

Also, you can "add" tickets to the blank quote and see how much each one increases your premiums.
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Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:21 am

You have to fight every ticket these days. Any traffic ticket on your driving record can affect your insurance rates, and by more than the amount on the ticket.
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