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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):

  • $158.50

 

 

 

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

 

 

CLICK HERE for VIOLATIONS THAT REQUIRE A COURT APPEARANCE:

 

 

 

VIOLATIONS THAT REQUIRE CORRECTION:

This is not a complete list.  if you have questions, please contact City Clerk's Office for more information 812-232-3375.

 
  • No Valid License (9-24-1-1 and 9-24-1-5 only)
  • Failure of Resident to Obtain Motor Vehicle Registration
  • Failure to Carry, or Display Registration
  • Improper Display of License Plate(s) on Vehicle
  • False or Fictitious Registration
  • Operating Motor Vehicle w/ Registration Number to Another Vehicle
  • Operating Motor Vehicle w/ Fictitious Registration Number
  • Operating Vehicle w/o Proper Registration
  • Expired License Plate
  • Improper Bumper Height
  • Improper Headlights
  • Improper Clearance Lamps, Marker Lamps, or Reflectors
  • Stop Lamps; Color, Visibility, and Operation
  • Turn Signals; Color, Visibility, and Operation
  • Fender Lamps; Running-Board Courtesy Lamps; Back-up Lamps
  • Motorcycle; Headlamps
  • Leaky, Altered or Deteriorated Muffler
  • Muffler Cutout or Bypass
  • Front Windshield
  • Decals, Signs, Posters, Sunscreens, or Other Non-Transparent Material
  • Driving With Improper Tinting, Glazing, or Sun Screening Vehicle Windows
  • Windshield Wipers
  • Expired Operators License
  • Failure to Change Address or Name on Drivers License
  • Improper Muffler
  • Operating Motor Vehicle w/o License or Permit in Driver's Possession
 
NOTE: If you receive a citation for any of the "correctable" violations listed above, you may correct the violation and bring proof to the City Clerk's Office prior to your court date.  Proof may be in the form of a receipt or driving your vehicle to City Hall to allow the Clerk staff to view the vehicle or bringing in your registration/license.  The correction will be noted and presented to the Deputy Prosecutor for City Court for dismissal.  If accepted, your citation will be dismissed.

 
 
 
 
 
INFRACTION DEFERRAL PROGRAM:
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.
 
 
 
 
YOU CAN NOW LOOK-UP CASE INFORMATION ONLINE:
Please click here for more information.
 
 
NOTE: Please do not send request(s) for defendant information via electronic mail as the City Clerk's Office will not send personal information in that manner.  If you have a question concerning a traffic citation, misdemeanor charge or unpaid fees, please call our office at 812-232-3375 Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm (excluding holidays).

 

 
 

* 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.
 
 
YOU MAY NOT CONTINUE YOUR COURT CASE OVER THE TELEPHONE OR BY EMAIL.  You must appear before the Judge to ask for a continuance.  This includes requests for additional time to pay your court costs and fines.

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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