Schedule of Fines
50th District CourtSchedule of Fines

Schedule of Fines

The following fines may be paid on-line, in person or by mail on or before the appearance date noted on the front of the ticket.  If paying by mail, along with your signed copy of the ticket, send a check or money order (DO NOT MAIL CASH) payable to:

50TH DISTRICT COURT

70 North Saginaw Street

Pontiac, MI 48342

(248)758-3878

Hours: 8:30a.m. - 4:00p.m. Monday through Friday (After Hours Drop Box Available)

 

MOST COMMON INFRACTIONS POINTS FINE
Careless Driving 3 $210.00
Changing Lanes without signal 2 $125.00
Defective/Missing Equipment (non-commercial vehicle)* 0 $125.00
*Fine and costs will be waived if a law enforcement agency signs off on the ticket, indicating that the repair of the defective equipment was made.  You must bring this certification from the law enforcement agency to the Court within 10 days of the date the ticket was issued.
Disobey traffic control device 2 $125.00
Disobey traffic signal/red light 3 $135.00
Disobeyed school crossing guard 3 $205.00
Disobeyed stop sign 3 $135.00
Drove without due care and caution 2 $125.00
Expired plates 0 $125.00
Fail to stop assured clear distance - Property Damage 2 $155.00
Fail to stop assured clear distance ahead 2 $135.00
Fail to stop leaving private drive or alley 2 $135.00
Fail to yield P.D. Accident 2 $155.00
Failed to yield P.I. Accident ​2 ​$175.00
Failed to stop at railroad crossing 3 $145.00
Failed to stop for school bus 3 $265.00
Failed to yield 2 $125.00
Impeding traffic​0 ​$175.00
Improper lane use 2 $125.00
Improper plates on vehicle 0 $130.00
No proof of insurance** 0 $160.00
**If you have proof that vehicle was insured at time ticket was issued - actual proof must be shown to Court within 10 days.  With timely proof, you will only be assessed $25 that cannot be waived.
No registration on person*** 0 $118.00
***Fine and costs will be waived if a law enforcement agency signs off on the ticket, indicating that you had a valid registration certificate on the date the violation occurred.  You must bring this certification from the law enforcement agency to the Court within 10 days of the date the ticket was issued.
Obstructed vision or control 2 $118.00
Prohibited turn 2 $125.00
Violation child restraint law 0 $118.00
Violation of basic speed law 2 $125.00
Violation of safety belt law 0 $65.00
Speeding 1-5 mph over limit 2 $120.00
Speeding 6-10 mph over limit 2 $130.00
Speeding 11-15 mph over limit 3 $140.00
Speeding 16-25 mph over limit 4 $160.00
Speeding 26 mph over limit 4 $210.00
Limited access speed 1-5 mph over limit 0 $118.00
Limited access speed 6-10 mph over limit 1 $128.00
Limited access speed 11-15 mph over limit 2 $138.00
Limited access speed 16-25 mph over limit 3 $163.00
Limited access speed 26 or more mph over limit 4 $210.00

CLICK HERE FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF TRAFFIC CIVIL INFRACTION VIOLATIONS

Failure to answer ticket on or before appearance date or to appear at a hearing may result in a bench warrant or a default judgment entered against you, a $35 late penalty, and suspension of your driver's license.  Upon suspension of your driving privileges, an additional $45 cost for reinstatement will be assessed.  This fine schedule is subject to change without notice and may not apply to cases heard in court.