The amount of money New York State (NYS) collected in traffic tickets in 2017 is staggering. Here are the top 11 towns in Oneida County where your lead foot will get you a ticket.

About $250 million in fines and fees for traffic tickets and other violations were issued in NYS in 2017 according to the NYS Comptrollers office via Syracuse.com. You won't be another statistic if you drive safely, don't speed, make sure your insurance and registration are up to date, and you follow the rules of the road to start.

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Top 11 village/town courts in Oneida County received in collected fines in 2017.

11: Village Of New York Mills

  • $106,639

10: Town Of Kirkland

  • $106,725

9: Village Of Yorkville

  • $133,813

8: Town Of Whitestown

  •  $137,856

7: Village Of Whitesboro

  • $149,744

6: Town Of Trenton

  • $236,175

5: Town Of Marcy

  • $237,974

4: Town Of Westmoreland

  • $240,093

3: Town Of Deerfield

  • $340,996

2: Town Of New Hartford

  • $348,503

1: Town Of Verona

  • $674,779

According to Esurance, New York takes the third spot in the top 10 states where you’re most likely to see flashing lights in your rearview mirror:

1.Ohio
2. Pennsylvania
3. New York
4. California
5. Texas
6. Georgia
7. Virginia (sorry, lovers)
8. North Carolina
9. Massachusetts
10. Connecticut

[Source: NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli via Michelle Breidenbach at Syracuse.com and Esurance]