Insurance Expert Witnesses On Car Insurance Costs
Even if you've been lucky and avoided tickets for years, being pulled over for speeding or drunken driving could cost you plenty. In First-time driving offenders don't get off easy , AOLautos writes:
The car insurance companies are in business to avoid loss, and drunken drivers, or those arrested for DUI, represent potential profit drains. Your automobile liability insurance costs -- mandatory just about everywhere -- could, according to experts, double, triple or even quadruple because of a DUI, especially a DUI with a high BAC.
Even if you are capable of paying a bank-breaking new tariff, you might still lose your insurance since a number of major insurance companies are ridding their files of drivers they see as risky and can drop your coverage even if you are found not guilty.