Traffic Fine Schedule

INFRACTION/CITATION

OUT OF COURT COST 

 

SPEEDING (25MPH or more over the limit)

$206.00
SPEEDING (25MPH or less over the limit)$186.00
DRIVING ON WRONG SIDE OF ROAD $196.00
FAILURE TO DIM HEADLIGHTS 

$176.00

FAILURE TO STOP AT RAILROAD CROSSING$196.00
FAILURE TO USE CHILD RESTRAINT $201.00
FAILURE TO WEAR SAFETY BELT 

$41.00 

FAILURE TO YIELD TO THE RIGHT OF WAY$186.00
FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY $186.00
IMPROPER BACKING $186.00
IMPROPER BRAKES $186.00
IMPROPER LIGHTS $186.00
IMPROPER MUFFLER $186.00
IMPROPER PASSING $186.00
IMPROPER OR NO SIGNAL$186.00
IMPROPER OR NO TAG $191.00
IMPROPER TIRES $186.00
IMPROPER TURN$186.00
EXPIRED TAG $191.00
NO HELMET $186.00
RUNNING RED LIGHT $186.00
RUNNING STOP SIGN$186.00
STOPPING ON HIGHWAY 

$196.00 

IMPROPER OR NO REAR VIEW MIRROR $186.00
DISREGARDING A MARKED DETOUR $186.00
DRIVERS VIEW OBSTRUCTED $186.00
DRIVING WRONG WAY ON A ONE WAY STREET$196.00
FAILURE TO OBEY POLICE OR FIRE TRAFFIC DIRECTION$186.00
ILLEGAL U-TURN$191.00
IMPROPER USE OF DIVIDED HIGHWAY $196.00
IMPROPER WINDOW TINTING $186.00
PASSING A LOADING OR UNLOADING SCHOOL BUS $220.00
SPILLING LOAD $266.00
SPEEDING CONSTRUCTION ZONE-DOUBLE FINES (25MPH or more over limit)$226.00
SPEEDING CONSTRUCTION ZONE-DOUBLE FINES (25MPH or less over limit)$241.00
DRIVING WITHOUT OBTAINING A DRIVERS LICENSE $241.00
OPERATING A VEHICLE WITHOUT INSURANCE MUST APPEAR IN COURT
RECKLESS DRIVING

MUST APPEAR IN COURT

OFF TRUCK ROUTE$266.00
DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED, REVOKED OR CANCELLED 

MUST APPEAR IN COURT

PARKING ON THE STREET/SIDEWALK

$41.00

TEXTING WHILE DRIVING 1ST OFFENSE $191.00

PLEASE CALL IF YOU DO NOT FIND YOUR CITATION LISTED ABOVE

IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST MOVING VIOLATION YOU MAY QUALIFY FOR DEFENSIVE DRIVING SCHOOL.  PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (205) 663-2161 EXT 114 OR 116 FOR DETAILS. 

Amounts listed above apply if paid PRIOR to 1:00PM on the court appearance date.  If NOT paid by the 1:00PM deadline fines will be set by the judge, and the above schedule will no longer apply.  Please call 663-2161 for additional information.

AMOUNT OF FINES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.  

We accept cash, cashier's checks, money orders, credit and debit (with a 3% convenience fee) as well as online payments.

 

 

 

 

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