|...I got my first speeding ticket yesterday while driving back to Chicago from Grand Rapids. I was on I-90, just inside the Illinois border. Traffic was light, and I was in the right lane doing 75 in a 55. The cop nabbed me free and clear, and there was no mistaking who he nailed. The whole process went much smoother than I had feared, as I (and others) knew this day would come after getting my new car.
But it looks like I can pay an extra $30 (on top of the $75 for ticket) and do an online traffic school and not have it put on my record, which looks like a pretty good deal.