Speeding tickets, points and insurance costs: What you need to know to keep your insurance costs low.

Did you know that if you get a ticket for speeding in North Carolina you may also get anywhere from 1 to 4 insurance points attached to your driver’s license?  Four points may not sound like much in a system that allows 12 points in a three year period as is the case in North Carolina.  But that’s just not the case.  Even one point on your driving record can cause your car insurance premiums to go up by as much as 30 percent a year.  Four points can drive your premiums up by as much as 80 percent.  

Raleigh defense lawyer, Wiley Nickel specializes in helping people who have gotten speeding tickets.  “When someone gets a traffic ticket the goal is to not get insurance points as well, “says Nickel.   The Wake County traffic lawyer has a deep understanding of North Carolina’s laws and its insurance point system.  By calling Wiley Nickel you can take a lot of the trauma and expense out of getting a speeding ticket in Raleigh, Cary, Apex and our surrounding cities. 

The following chart shows how much money on average points can drive up insurance premiums.

In today’s economy the last thing any of us needs is to pay more money for auto insurance.  So if you have gotten a speeding ticket in or around Raleigh, be sure to call defense attorney Wiley Nickel.  He is a caring lawyer who is thorough and experienced.  Call today at 919-585-1486 and let him help you.     


Wiley Nickel

Wiley Nickel lives and works in Cary, North Carolina. In 1998, he graduated from Tulane University with a major in Political Science and a minor in History. After college Wiley went to work for Al Gore and travelled with the Vice President as part of his national advance staff. Following the Gore campaign he earned his law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2005. While in law school Wiley worked as a law clerk in the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office where he gained valuable criminal trial experience before taking and passing the California bar exam. His first job out of law school was for the Merced County District Attorney’s Office where he worked as a Deputy District Attorney with a focus on prosecuting DWI offenders. Wiley later joined the Law Offices of Joseph Uremovic where he focused on civil litigation and family law. When the opportunity came to join the Obama campaign in 2008 Wiley jumped at the chance. He spent three years travelling with President Obama as a member of his national advance team. In 2011 Wiley left his work for the White House to return to the practice of law. Wiley devotes the majority of his practice to the areas of criminal law, family law, traffic tickets and DMV issues. The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel was started with the goal of providing the best representation possible for all of his clients. Experienced, Compassionate, Aggressive Criminal Defense While defense attorney Wiley Nickel works as the primary attorney for all of his cases, he does have an associate attorney, a team of investigators, forensic consultants, and support staff to call on to help achieve the best possible result in every case. He limits his case load so that he can focus on providing the best possible legal defense to all of his clients. Every case is a top priority and the goal is to have your case dismissed with a focus on being able to expunge your charges at the end of the process. When he is not working, Wiley is an avid family man, distance runner and golfer. He loves North Carolina college sports and is hoping this is the year for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. Wiley is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and California.