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This Car Is the Biggest ‘Ticket Magnet,’ Study Finds

A Toyota Motor Corp. Lexus ES300h sedan is displayed in the visitor's center at Toyota Motor Kyushu Inc.'s Miyata plant in Miyawaka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, on Friday, July 6, 2012.
Kiyoshi Ota—Bloomberg/Getty Images A Toyota Motor Corp. Lexus ES300h sedan is displayed in the visitor's center at Toyota Motor Kyushu Inc.'s Miyata plant in Miyawaka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, on Friday, July 6, 2012.

If you're getting a lot of tickets, this might be why

Ever wonder why you keep receiving traffic tickets? Turns out, your car may be to blame.

While it’s the driver who gets ticketed and not the car, certain vehicles are more prone to receiving greater amounts of traffic violations than others.

The stylish Lexus ES 300 sedan was crowned the title of biggest “ticket magnet,” with 33 percent of drivers reporting tickets during the survey period. Lexus is the luxury vehicle division of Toyota.

To come up with this ranking, car insurance comparison-shopping website Insurance.com reviewed insurance claims and traffic violation data from 331 models and more than 323,000 recent customers between Feb. 2014 and…

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