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12                      -Manslaughter or negligent homicide
                          -Prearranged highway 
                           racing or knowingly lending a  
                           vehicle for pre-arranged highway racing     
                         -Hit-and-run resulting in bodily injury or death
                         -Driving with a blood-alcohol level or .08 or
                          more
                         -Driving commercial vehicle with a blood-
                          alcohol level of .04 or more
                         -Driving while impaired
                         -Transporting illegal intoxicating liquor for sale


10                     -Highway racing or knowingly lending motor
                          vehicle for highway racing
                         -Speeding to elude arrest

8                       -Driving during revocation or suspension of
                          license or registration
                         -Aggressive driving

4                       -Reckless driving
                         -Hit-and-run resulting in property damage
                          only
                         -Passing a stopped school bus
                         -Speed in excess of 75 mph when the speed
                         -Speeding in excess of 80 mph when the
                          speed imit is 70 mph or greater
                         -Driving by a person less tan 21 after
                          consuming alcohol or drugs.

3                      -At-fault accident resulting in death, or bodily
                         injury (to all persons) in excess
                         of $1,800;  OR resulting in total property
                         damage to insured's own property)
                         of $3,000 or more.

2                      -Illegal passing
                        -Following too closely
                        -Driving on wrong side of the road
                        -At-fault accident resulting in total property
                         damage (including damage to
                         Insured's own property) in excess of $1,800
                         but less than $3,000
                        -Speeding more than 10 mph over the speed 
                         limit provided the total speed is
                         in excess of 55 mph or greater

1                      -All other moving violations
                        -At-fault accident resulting in bodily injury (to
                         all  persons) of $1,800 or less; OR
                         resulting in property damage (including
                         damage to insured's own property) or
                         $1800 or less
                        -Speeding 10 mph or less in excess of speed
                         limit of less than 55 mph


See our Traffic Offenses page for ways to potentially mitigate the affect of a ticket on your insurance.

                            % RATE               NEW
POINTS             INCREASE*       AMOUNT

1                               30%                 $650
2                               45%                 $725
3                               60%                 $800
4                               80%                 $900
5                              100%               $1000
6                              135%               $1175
7                              165%               $1325
8                              195%               $1475
9                              225%               $1625
10                            260%               $1800
11                            300%               $2000 12                            340%               $2200

*From the NCDOI

If the Base Rate of your Insurance (without any tickets) is $500, then:

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Cost of a Ticket

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POINTS           CONVICTIONS &

                         AT FAULT ACCIDENTS