Nothing ruins a perfectly good day more quickly than getting a speeding ticket. Depending on how much faster you were going over the speed limit, a ticket can mean anywhere from a couple hundred dollars right off the bat to several thousands of dollars because of raised car insurance premiums and other penalties. However, just because the officer issued a ticket doesn't mean that all is lost. Find out how to handle a traffic stop, what your options are for handling the ticket, and whether you need a lawyer. Speeding Ticket is also known as Speeding Tickets.