Traffic Costs, Fines & Fees
ATTENTION: If payment is not received on or before the court date listed on your citation, a DEFAULT JUDGMENT may be entered against you and/or your operator's license will be SUSPENDED.
Any requests for additional time to pay court costs & fines must be granted by the Judge. You must appear in court before the Judge to request additional time.
If a Default Judgment is entered by the Court against you, a conviction will be sent to the issuing state of your operator's license. This conviction may result in additional penalties and/or suspension plus requirements to provide proof of insurance.
SPEEDING AND MISC. INFRACTION VIOLATIONS: $135.00
- Second and subsequent offenses - Moving/Traffic $1.50 each
- Second and subsequent offenses - Non-Moving $2.00 each
CDL SEATBELT VIOLATIONS: $135.00
ADULT SEAT BELT VIOLATIONS: $25.00
CHILD RESTRAINT VIOLATIONS (AT LEAST 8 YEARS OF AGE): $25.00
SPEEDING IN CONSTRUCTION ZONE VIOLATIONS (9-21-5-11):
- 1st Offense $433.50
- 2nd Offense $633.50
- 3rd Offense $1,133.50
EXCEEDING POSTED SPEED LIMIT (WORKSITE) (IC 9-21-5-3(4)) and PASSING IN WORKSITE (IC 9-21-8-7.5):
OVERWEIGHT VIOLATIONS (IC 9-20-4-1):
- 1-2,500 lbs over registered weight $200.00
- 2,501-5,000 lbs over registered weight $400.00
- 5,001-7,500 lbs over registered weight $600.00
- 7,501-10,000 lbs over registered weight $800.00
- Over 10,000 lbs over registered weight COURT REQUIRED
VIOLATIONS THAT REQUIRE A COURT APPEARANCE:
- Driving While Suspended
- No CDL Endorsement
- Speed Contest
- Failure To Maintain Financial Responsibility
- Operating Without Proof Of Financial Responsibility
- Child Restraint (bring safety seat)
- Operator Never Licensed
- Failure to Yield to Emergency or Recovery or Highway Vehicle
- Alcohol violations
- ALL MISDEMEANOR CHARGES
VIOLATIONS THAT REQUIRE CORRECTION:
- No License In Possession/Expired Operator's License
- Expired License Plate/False-Fictitious Registration
- No Headlight/Tail/Brake/Turn/License Plate Light
- No/Inadequate Muffler
- Failure to Change Address on Operator's License
- This is not a complete list. Please contact City Clerk's Office for more information 812-232-3375
The Vigo County Prosecutor's Office offers an Infraction Deferral Program to eligible individuals.
Please click here to read more about the Vigo County Prosecutor's Infraction Deferral Program.
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* Please call the City Clerk's Office at 812-232-3375 if you have any questions. Prices of court costs, fees and fines are subject to change without notice.