Fine Amounts

NOTICE TO TEXAS LICENSE HOLDERS: FINES DO NOT INCLUDE STATE SURCHARGES

SPEEDING FINES DOUBLE IN CONSTRUCTION ZONES WITH WORKERS PRESENT
ADD $25 (COURT COST) FOR OFFENSES OCCURRING IN SCHOOL ZONES.

    1. 1 to 7 miles per hour over speed limit – $180.00
    1. 8 to 14 miles per hour over speed limit – $220.00
    1. 15 to 20 miles per hour over speed limit – $260.00
    1. 21 to 24 miles per hour over speed limit – $280.00
    25 miles per hour over speed limit and up – $325.00

FINE AMOUNTS FOR OTHER VIOLATIONS:

    1. No Seat Belt – – under 17 years of age $250.00
    1. No Child Safety Seat – $200.00
    1. No Seat Belt – – Age 17 and over $180.00
    1. Fail to Appear – $ 300.00
    1. Open Container of Alcohol (Driver) – $ 300.00
    1. Open Container of Alcohol (Passenger) – $ 250.00
    1. No Proof of Financial Responsibility – $ 300.00
    1. No Proof of Financial Responsibility (Sub) – $ 500.00
    1. No Drivers License – $ 200.00
    1. Other Drivers License Violations – $ 200.00
    1. Unsafe Speed for Conditions – $ 300.00
    1. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – $ 550.00
    1. Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle – $ 300.00
    1. Fail to Stop for School Bus – $ 650.00
    1. Fail to Slow or Move Over $ 300.00
    1. For Certain Stationary Vehicle
    Violation Unlisted – $ 300.00

COMMERCIAL VEHICLE VIOLATIONS:
OVERWEIGHT VIOLATIONS FINE AMOUNTS:

    1. Under 2,500 lbs. Overweight – $ 400.00
    1. 2,500 – 5,000 lbs Overweight – $ 700.00
    1. 5,001 – 10,000 lbs Overweight – $1,200.00
    1. 10,001 – 20,000 lbs Overweight – $2,750.00
    1. 20,001 – 40,000 lbs Overweight – $5,250.00
    More than 40,000 lbs Overweight – $7,250.00

FINE AMOUNTS FOR OTHER VIOLATIONS:

    1. False Log – $500.00
    All other violations – $225.00