Number of Traffic Tickets in California
Just How Many Traffic Tickets are Issued in California each Year?
We have gathered information from a number of different sources to attempt to answer this question. Here is a summary of what we found.
- Approximately 16 million traffic tickets are issued each year in California.
- California is ranked #14 most likely state to ticket drivers.
- California ranked #4 state to issue most speed tickets.
- 1.8 million tickets are issued in LA county each year.
- 5 to 6 million get ticketed for a 1–point violation in CA each year.
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In 2007, the state of California issued nearly 16 million traffic violations. The majority of these were traffic infractions, what most of us receive for relatively minor offenses such as running a red light, making an improper turn, or driving over the speed limit.
- No one knows how many traffic tickets are actually issued. Many local units of government deliberately hide this information so they do not have to split their traffic ticket revenue with the state. Not including parking tickets, we can estimate that somewhere between 25 and 50 million traffic tickets are issued each year. Assuming an average ticket cost of $150.00, the total up front profit from tickets ranges from 3.75 to 7.5 billion dollars.
- The National Motorists Association ranked CA # 14 most likely state to ticket drivers
One in every six drivers will receive a speeding ticket each year
- According to the National Motorists Association, the top ten states that issue the most speeding tickets are Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, California, Texas, Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, Massachusetts and Connecticut in that order.
...1.8 million tickets issued in the county each year.... (LA)
Five to six million people get tickets in California every year for one-point infractions.
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