Berrien County Trial Court Traffic Fee Schedule

SPEEDING: NON-INTERSTATE HIGHWAY
(NON-Commercial Vehicles ONLY)
FINE & COSTS (TOTAL)
1-10 MPH OVER $125.00
11-15 MPH OVER $135.00
16-20 MPH OVER $145.00
21-29 MPH OVER $175.00
30+ MPH OVER $215.00
SPEEDING: I-94 or I-196
(NON-Commercial Vehicles ONLY)
FINE & COSTS (TOTAL)
1-5 MPH OVER $125.00
6-10 MPH OVER $130.00
11-15 MPH OVER $150.00
16-25 MPH OVER $185.00
26+ MPH OVER $210.00
If citation is issued for ANY OF THE ABOVE violations in school zone/construction zone/emergency scene, contact court for fine and costs.
SPEEDING: INTERSTATE & NON-INTERSTATE
(Tractor Trucks - Commercial Vehicles ONLY)
FINE & COSTS (TOTAL)
1-10 MPH OVER $125.00
11-15 MPH OVER $135.00
16-20 MPH OVER $145.00
21-29 MPH OVER $175.00
30+ MPH OVER $215.00
VIOLATION BASIC SPEED LAW
Fail Stop Assured Clear Distance $150.00
Violation of Basic Speed Law $150.00
OTHER VIOLATIONS
Disobey Traffic Signal $160.00
Disobey Traffic Sign $160.00
Seat Belt Violation $65.00
No Operators License on Person CALL COURT
Expired Operators License with Proof of Renewal $190.00
Expired Operators License without Renewal $215.00
Expired Plate/Registration with Proof of Renewal $105.00
Expired Plate/Registration without Renewal $130.00
Improper Plate/Registration $220.00
Defective Equipment $125.00
Defective Equipment - No Brakes or No Lights $125.00
Careless Driving $180.00
Fail to Yield Right of Way $135.00
School Bus Failure to Stop $240.00
No Proof of Insurance CALL COURT
Improper Passing $135.00
Child Restraint CALL COURT
Fail to Change Address on License $120.00
Fail to Signal $125.00
Improper Crossing Median $150.00
Following too Close $135.00
Impeding Traffic $150.00
Violation of Graduated License $120.00
Loud Music $200.00
Handicap Parking Violation $170.00
Improper Parking on Freeway $75.00
Texting $190.00
COURT PHONE NUMBER: 269-982-8680

 
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