More than one-third (36 percent) of 18-to-29-year olds reported one or more traffic tickets in the past five years, the highest percentage of any age group surveyed, according to a survey from InsuranceQuotes.com.
Younger drivers also are most likely to experience higher auto insurance rates after a ticket, as they are perceived as riskier than older drivers and confront greater scrutiny from insurers; 41 percent of drivers in that age bracket reported higher premiums after a ticket, compared to 32 percent of 30-to-49 year-olds, and 15 percent of those older than 50.
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