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Civil Infractions

The following lists the most common fines on Civil Infractions. If you do not find your specific charge, call the clerk’s office at (616) 632-5525 Mon-Fri 7:45am-4:15pm. If you are charged with a Misdemeanor, you must appear in court.

For all accidents add $30 to the amount listed. The fine is doubled if you are cited in a construction or School zone โ€“ fine is noted in the right column. Defaults are subject to a $40 cost to compel ticket disposition. Over 57 days delinquent will be assessed an additional 20%

Basic Speed – Not on Highway (Not Limited Access)

MPH Over Limit Fine Construction or
School Zone
1-10 $130 $160
11-15 $150 $200
16-18 $160 $220
19-21 $170 $240
22-24 $180 $260
25-27 $190 $280
28-30 $200 $300
31-33 $210 $320
34+ $220 $340

Basic Speed – Highway Only (Not Limited Access)

MPH Over Limit Fine Construction or
School Zone
1-5 $135 $170
6-10 $140 $180
11-15 $150 $200
16-25 $160 $220
26-28 $170 $240
29-31 $180 $260
32-34 $190 $280
35-37 $200 $300
38-40 $210 $320
41+ $220 $340

 

Motorcycle and Moped Violations

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Helmet violation; driver and passenger $124 $148
Drove moped on limited access highway $118 $136
Drove with excess riders $118 $136
Drove moped on sidewalk $118 $136

Turning and Signaling

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Prohibited turn $135 $170
Improper turn $135 $170
Change course to interfere $135 $170
Limited access highway driving across median $130 $160
Fail to signal/improper signal $124 $148

Lane Use – Wrong Way Violations

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Drove wrong way, one way road $141 $182
Drove on wrong side, divided highway $147 $194
Drove on wrong side of roadway $141 $182
Improper lane driving, multiple lane highway $141 $182

Other Speed Related Citations

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Careless Driving $215 $280
Violation of Basic Speed โ€“ too fast $130 $160
Violation of Basic Speed โ€“ too slow $130 $160

Lights – Improper Use

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Failed to dim headlights $118 $136
Drove at night without headlights $118 $136

Obstructed Vision or Control

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Driver viewing TV while operating vehicle $165 $230
Obstructed vision, dangling object $118 $136
Riding on outside of vehicle $118 $136

Stop and Go Violations/Traffic Control Devices

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Fail to Stop in Clear Distance $150 $200
Disregard stop sign $135 $170
Failed to stop for school bus $135 $460
Disobey red/yellow flasher $135 $170
Disobey yellow light $135 $170
Disobey red light $130 $170
Disobey posted sign $135 $170
Used private/public property to avoid device $135 $170
Stop/Standing in traffic lane $135 $136
Parked/stopped/standing on freeway $118 $136
unsafe starting or backing $130 $160

Overtaking/Right of Way Violations

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Improper overtaking or passing $124 $148
Fail to give way when overtaken $135 $170
Fail to yield at signed/unsigned intersection $135 $170
Fail to merge safely $135 $170
Fail to yield at red flasher $135 $170
Fail to yield for funeral procession $130 $160
Fail to yield for emergency vehicle $147 $194
Fail to yield to pedestrians $135 $170
Fail to yield turning on red $135 $170
Fail to yield/stop leaving alley/driveway $130 $160
Impeding traffic $135 $170

Seat Belt Violations

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Violation of safety belt law by driver $65 $71
Violation of safety belt law by passenger $65 $71
Violation of safety belt law by driver; passenger 4-15 yrs $65 $71
Violation of child restraint under 4 yrs $105 $115

Pedestrian Violations

Offense Fine Construction or School Zone
Pedestrian on freeway $124 $148
Hitchhiking $124 $148
Jaywalking $118 $136
Walked in roadway, sidewalks provided $118 $136
Walked in roadway, no sidewalks $118 $136