Bail/Fine Schedule

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NOTE: This bail/fine schedule is valid for citation written as of May 10, 2016 and is subject to change. 

Accidents

In addition to the bail/fine amount for a moving and/or safety violation, a driver is assessed a $30.00 surcharge when involved in an accident.

Speeding Violations

NOTE: Citations issued before May 10, 2016 may have different bail/fine amounts than those depicted below.

Construction Zone Speeding 41-6-13(3)(a) U.C.A

Speed 1-10 mph over 11-15 mph over 16-20 mph over 21-25 mph over 26 mph over and higher
Bail/Fine Amount $170.00 $220.00 $320.00 $470.00 Class "C" misdemeanor requires a mandatory court appearance

School Zone Speeding:

Class C Misdemeanor; Requires Mandatory Court Appearance

Speed 1-9 mph over 10-19 mph over 20 + mph over
Bail/Fine Amount 1st Offense $140.00 $240.00 $440.00
Bail/Fine Amount 2nd Offense  $140.00  $370.00  $780.00 

All Other Speeding

This schedule applies to speeding violations except for construction zone speeding and school zone speeding violations. Those violations are found under their respective headings and have higher bail amounts.

General Speeding Violations:

Speed 1-10 mph over 11-15 mph over 16-20 mph over 21-25 mph over 26 mph over and higher
Bail/Fine Amount $120.00 $150.00 $200.00 $270.00 Class "C" misdemeanor requires a mandatory court appearance

Other Moving Violations

NOTE: Citations issued before May 10, 2016 may have different bail/fine amounts than those depicted below.

Most Commonly Cited Moving Violations:

  • Red Light, Stop Sign, Yield Sign, Other Regulatory Sign: $120.00
  • Most Lane Violations and Passing Restrictions: $120.00
  • Failure to Yield:$120.00
  • Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle: $150.00
  • Fail to Stop for School Bus: (1st) $150, (2nd) $270, (3rd) $570
  • Most Prohibited Turns: $120.00
  • Failure to Signal: $120.00
  • Careless Driving: $100.00
  • Illegal Use of Handheld Device While Operating Vehicle; $100
  • Negligent Operation/Collision: $150.00

Driver's License, Expired Tags and Other Registration Violations

Note: This charge may be dismissed if the defendant provides proof of valid license or that the vehicle was registered at the time the citation was issued. Call the court for details at (801) 568-7160.

Most Common Drivers License Violations

  • Expired Drivers License: $50.00
  • Denied Drivers License: $60.00
  • Unlicensed Driver: $200.00
  • No Motorcycle Endorsement; $200.00
  • Suspended License; $300.00 (First offense only)
  • Suspended License; Any subsequent violation and all alcohol related suspensions/revocations require a Mandatory Court Appearance

Most Common Registration Violations

  • Expired Registration: $50.00
  • Improper Registration, Tags on Wrong Vehicle, New Owner Fail to Register Vehicle etc.: $110.00
  • Revoked Registration: $90.00
  • Fail to Obtain Utah Registration: $1,000.00 with a possible $800.00 compliance credit. Call Court for details.

No Insurance / No Proof of Insurance

Note: These offenses require a mandatory appearance, however, they may be dismissed by the court clerk if the defendant provides proof that the vehicle was insured at the time the citation was issued. Call the court for details at (801) 568-7160.

  • First Offense: $400.00
  • Second Offense: $1,000.00

Safety, Equipment and Seat Belt Violations

Note: Safety/equipment charges may be dismissed if the defendant provides proof that the vehicle has been repaired within 30 days from the date the citation was issued. The defendant may receive credit if proof is submitted after 30 days but within 60 days of the citation date.

Those charged with certain seat belt violations may be able to take a class in order to waive the fine.

Call the court for details at (801) 568-7160.

Typical violations:

  • Cracked Windshield
  • Headlight Out
  • Brake Light /Turn Signal Out
  • Brakes, Tires etc.
  • Raised Suspension etc.

Fines:

  • Most Safety & Equipment Violations: $50.00
  • Commercial Vehicles: $110.00
  • Seat Belt or Child Restraint Violations: $45.00

    Parking Violations

    • Handicapped Parking: $340.00
    • Most Other Parking Violations: Vary from $25.00 to $40.00
    • Parked/Display For Sale: $25.00

    Delinquencies and Failure to Appear

    • On cases that can be disposed of by bail forfeiture, the bail/fine amount for a misdemeanor or infraction offense is increased by $50.00 if a defendant fails to appear or pay the original bail/fine amount within 30 days after the citation is issued to the violator.
    • In addition to the above, if a defendant fails to appear or pay the bail/fine amount within 60 days after the citation is issued, a warrant will be issued.
    • If warrant is issued for a defendant's arrest, the bail/fine amount is increased an additional $75.00.
    • Progressive bail amounts are applied for subsequent failure to appear charges.