TRAFFIC SCHOOL ELIGIBILITY

TRAFFIC SCHOOL ELIGIBILITY

You may only attend traffic school for moving violations. You may NOT attend traffic school if any of the following occur: (1) if violation is a misdemeanor; (2) if violation is alcohol related; (3) if mandatory court appearance is required; (4) if you have attended traffic school anywhere within the last 18 months; or (5) if you were cited for driving in excess of 25 miles per hour over the speed limit.

 

TRAFFIC SCHOOL FEES

You will be required to pay a fee in the sum of $52.00, plus the amount of bail indicated on your courtesy notice, payable to "Superior Court".  There will be a separate fee at the class you attend.

 

Where and when to report if you would like to appear in court

COURT TRIAL - If you would like to contest the traffic citation you must request that your case be set for a court trial. The Court will arrange to have the officer that issued the ticket present for the trial. If you contest the citation and are found guilty you will be GIVING UP YOUR AUTOMATIC RIGHT TO ATTEND TRAFFIC SCHOOL. You will need to request a court trial in writing indicating that you are aware you may no longer have the option of traffic school. You may also request a court trial via our automated phone system or our online system.  You must post bail in order to complete your request for a court trial (per VC40519).  You will be notified of your trial date by mail.  You can post your bail by credit/debit card, check, cash, or money order.  Automated phone system can be used by dialing 831-636-4057 and our web address is:  
https://infractions.sanbenito.courts.ca.gov/

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