New Traffic Fines Start July 1st

Lakeland SWATVarious traffic fine changes went into effect May 24th, with the new fine schedule to start Thursday, July 1st. Below is a quick guide to Traffic Fines constructed by the Lakeland Police Department.

Penalty STATUTE

VIOLATION DESCRIPTION

FINE AMOUNT

Bicyclist under 14 years of
age/Pedestrian Infraction

62.50

Nonmoving Infraction

114.00

Moving Infraction

164.00

Moving
Infraction involving speed exceeding the limit by:

1  – 
5 m.p.h.

6  – 
9 m.p.h.

10  – 
14 m.p.h.

15  – 
19 m.p.h.

20  – 
29 m.p.h.

30 –
49m.p.h.  –  1
st
offense

30 –
49 m.p.h.  –  consecutive

50
m.p.h. and over  –  1
st
offense

50 m.p.h. and over  –  2nd
offense

Moving
Infraction involving speed exceeding the limit by:

Warning
129.00

204.00

254.00

279.00

354.00
COURT REQUIRED-CLERK TO SET

604.00
COURT REQUIRED- “ “

1,104.00
COURT REQUIRED- “ “

2,604.00 COURT REQUIRED- “

Moving
Infraction involving speed in a legally posted (316.1895(9)) or
construction zone (316.183(6)), exceeding the limit by:

1  – 
5 m.p.h.

6  – 
9 m.p.h.

10  – 
14 m.p.h.

15  – 
19 m.p.h.

20  – 
29 m.p.h.

30 m.p.h. and above

Moving
Infraction involving speed in a legally posted (316.1895(9)) or
construction zone (316.183(6)), exceeding the limit by:

154.00
154.00
304.00
404.00
454.00

604.00 COURT REQUIRED-CLERK TO
SET

316.2085(2)(3)

Motorcycle/Moped-Wheels
off Ground 1
st
offense

2ND
Offense

1,164.00
COURT REQUIRED
-CLERK TO SET

2,664.00
COURT REQUIRED
-CLERK TO SET

316.614(4)

Seat Belt

114.00

316.613(5)

Child
Restraint

164.00

316.1936

Open
Container of Alcohol in Vehicle

Driver
Cited

Passenger
Cited

164.00

114.00

322.34(1)

Unknowingly
DL Suspended/Canceled/Revoked

163.00
Time of offense

Not
valid at offense = Civil Option
:

99.15
Upon Proof of Compliance

316.1001

Toll
Violations

204.00 +
tolls

316.610/316.2935

Defective
Equipment  – 

NO
LONGER A DISMISSIBLE CHARGE  – 

REDUCED
FINE ONLY

114.00
Time of offense

With signed affidavit:

96.00
Upon Proof of Compliance

Chapters
320/322
&

Tag/Driver
License/ Registration

Fail to
display/registration/license/dl expires < 4 mos.

114.00
Time of offense

Civil Option-not valid at
offense:

94.15
Upon Proof of Compliance

316.646(1-3)

Insurance

114.00
Time of offense

Civil Option- not valid at
offense:

78.80
Upon Proof of Compliance

316.1955

Handicapped
Parking on UTC

184.00

316.074(1)
& 316.075(1)(c)(1)

Fail
to Stop for Traffic Signal/

Obedience
to and required traffic control devices/LEO

262.00

316.172(1)(a)

Failure to
Stop for School Bus

269.00

316.172(1)(b)

Passing
School Bus  –  MANDATORY HEARING

369.00
Court Required
-CLERK TO SET

316.1575(1)

Railroad
Violations

204.00

316.1301(2)/316.1303

Regulations
to Assist the Blind/Mobility Impaired

164.00

316.126(1)
or (3)

Failure to
Yield to emergency vehicle and yield/stop

166.00

316.126(1)(b)(1)
or

316.126(1)(b)(2)

Failure
to move over for emergency vehicle/wrecker

Failure
to slow down for emergency vehicle/wrecker

136.00

136.00

316.126(2)

Pedestrian
failed to yield to emergency vehicle

64.50

316.2074

All Terrain
Vehicles

109.00

316.2065(18)

Bicycle
Helmet Law

64.50

316.520(1)
or (2)

Load
Dropping — MANDATORY HEARING

284.00
Court Required
-CLERK TO SET

403.413.4(a)

Littering
Violation (motor vehicle is involved/UTC)

118.00

316.1955,
322.03.5, 322.03.1, 322.03.2, 322.03.3, 322.03.4,. 322.065,
322.15.1, 320.07.3.a, 320.0605 316.646.1

If
valid at time citation was issued, a dismissal fee can be paid,
when proof submitted to Clerk of Court.
10.00

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