Traffic Violations

The following is a schedule of fines for the most commonly issued 78th District Court traffic offenses. Not all offenses are listed. If you received traffic offense for which the fine is not listed below, please contact the 78th District Court traffic division at (231) 873-4530. Please note that the following charges apply to payments received within 14 days of the date of offense. Payments received after 14 days of the date of offense may carry late payment charges.

Note: Please note that this schedule is subject to change without notice.

 

Speeding Offenses

MPH Over the Limit Fee Points Assessed (Per State Law)
1 – 5 $95.00 2
6 – 10 $105.00 2
11 – 15 $125.00 3
16 – 20 $135.00 4
21 – 25 $135.00 4
26 and over $180.00 4

 

Construction Zone – Speeding Offenses

MPH Over the Limit Fee Points Assessed (Per State Law)
1 – 10 $135.00 3
11 – 15 $165.00 4
16 and over $250.00 5

 

Limited Access Highway – Speeding Offenses

MPH Over the Limit Fee Points Assessed (Per State Law)
1 – 5 $95.00 0
6 – 10 $105.00 1
11 – 15 $125.00 2
16 – 20 $135.00 3
21 – 25 $135.00 4
26 and over $180.00 4

 

Construction Zone – Speeding Offenses

MPH Over the Limit Fee Points Assessed (Per State Law)
1 – 10 $135.00 3
11 – 15 $165.00 4
16 and over $250.00 5

 

Miscellaneous Common Offenses

Offense Fee Points
Careless Driving $200.00 3
Drove w/o due care or caution $200.00 2
Violation of Basic Speed Law $110.00 2
Improper Parking $30.00 0
Disobeyed Stop Sign/Traffic Signal $125.00 3
Seat Belt Violation $65.00 0
Fail to Yield $125.00 2
Expired Plates $125.00 0
Improper Plates $215.00 0