I have gotten many speeding tickets. Not in some years, knock on wood.
I had a close friend who was a lawyer. He told me to keep my mouth shut, and never talk to the cop, unless you had too. We would always go to court. We never argued money, only charges. The insurance impact is always greater than the ticket.
He once got a 10 point/600.00 stop dropped to a "Parked on the road illegally", which turned into 4 points and 700.00. In the end I kept my license, and my insurance. The courts clearly only cared about the money, and I was happy to give them one payment, instead of double insurance payments for years.