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301 4th St - Covington IN 47932
                               TRAFFIC FEE SCHEDULE
As of JULY 1, 2017, the base price for an Indiana traffic citation (class C infraction) is $135.50. The following is a list of fines that are added to the base price to determine how much your ticket will be.



MOVING VIOLATION     $135.50 plus
  0-10 MPH over limit                            $   6.50
11-20 MPH over limit                            $ 21.50
21-30 MPH over limit                            $ 35.50
31 MPH or more over limit - Call 
                                     Clerk's Office
Violation of a worksite speed limit        $300.00

Disregarding a Stop Sign
Driving Left of Center
Failure to Yield
Improper Passing
Passing in Violation of School Bus Loading/Unloading
Speed to Fast to Avoid a Collision
Following Too Closely
Wrong Way on a One Way Street
​Disregarding a Police Officer Directing Traffic
Reckless Driving
Throwing a Lit Object From a Vehicle
Illegal U-Turn
Failure to Dim Lights
Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicle
Driving While Suspended 
Improper Display of License Plate
Failure to Signal
Excessive Smoke
Unsafe Lane Movement
No Winshield
         NON-MOVING VIOLATIONS     $135.00 plus
All probationary license holders issued a moving violation in excess of 15 MPH over posted limit  is a mandatory court appearance and must bring license to court. Payment will not be accepted until after court appearance.
​$  10.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$100.00
$  20.00
$  20.00
$  20.00
$  20.00
$100.00
$  20.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$100.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
Improper Parking
Non-Handicap in Handicap
No Tail Lights
Expired Driver's License, Plates or Registration
False or Fictitious Registration
Interim Plate Expired
No License or Registration in Possession
Permit Violation/Underage Operation
Never Licensed
Littering
No Proof of Financial Responsibility
​$  10.00
$  50.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$  10.00
$  50.00
$  50.00
$100.00
$100.00
Seatbelt & Child Restraint Violations are a flat fee of $25.00