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Municipal Court

Presiding Judge

Timothy J. Murphy

2000 Forest Ridge Drive
Bedford, Texas 76021
Building A - Downstairs
817-952-2150

Doug Campbell, Court Manager

If you have any questions, please call Municipal Court at 817-952-2150.

Hours of Operation
Monday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Closed
Payments are accepted in Cash, Credit Card (MasterCard/Visa), Money Order, and Cashier's Check only!
Court Forms
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Plea and Payment by Credit/Debit card
Links of Interest
Tarrant County
Texas Department of Public Safety
Texas State Attorney Generals Office
Texas Courts and Judiciary System
Texas Office of Court Administration
State Bar of Texas
Texas Municipal Courts Education Center

Municipal Court Overview

Municipal Courts are the judicial branch of city government. In addition, the Municipal Court is part of the state judicial system. Municipal Courts hear Class C Misdemeanor criminal cases, including traffic violations, for which the maximum fine, upon conviction, does not exceed $500, and for which no jail sentence may be assessed. They also hear cases involving violation of city ordinances, which may have fines up to $2,000 for certain offenses.

When you receive a citation, the options you have to resolve your case can vary depending on many different factors including but not limited to: the type of violation, the severity of the violation, the age of the defendant, etc. The first thing you will need to do is enter a plea on or before your appearance date. Once you enter a plea, you may be scheduled for a court date, or you may have the option of disposing of the case without appearing in open court. If your situation allows you to resolve the matter without appearing in open court, you may pay the fine, provide proof for expired violations or insurance matters, or you may be eligible for an alternative sentencing option such as deferred disposition (deferred adjudication), or a driving safety course.


Entering a Plea

You must decide upon and enter a plea to the charge against you on or before the appearance date on your citation. If you signed a citation in front of an officer, you did not plead guilty, but only signed a promise to appear in court. There are three possible pleas to a complaint:

(1) "Guilty,"
(2) "Nolo Contendere," and
(3) "Not Guilty."

Your decision on what plea to enter is the most important decision you will have to make. Whether you feel that you are guilty or not, we suggest that you read the following explanations of all three types of pleas before making your decision.


Plea of Guilty

By a plea of guilty, you admit that you committed the act charged, that the act is prohibited by law, and that you have no defense for your act. Before entering your plea of guilty, you should understand the following:

(1) The State has the burden of proving its case against you. The law does not require you to prove anything. You have the right to hear the State's evidence and to require it to prove its case against you.

(2) If you were involved in a traffic accident at the time of the alleged offense, your plea of guilty could be used later in a civil suit for damages as an admission that you were at fault or were the party responsible for the accident.

Plea of Nolo Contendere (No Contest)
A plea of "nolo contendere" means you do not contest the State's charge against you. You will be found guilty upon a plea of "nolo contendere", but it is not an admission by you that you are guilty. Also, a plea of "nolo contendere" or "no contest" cannot be used against you in a civil suit for damages as can a plea of guilty.

A plea of guilty or "nolo contendere" and a waiver of Jury trial may be entered by mail before the trial date. You should be prepared to pay your fine upon entering a plea of guilty or "nolo contendere."

Plea of Not Guilty
A plea of not guilty means that you are informing the Court that you deny guilt in this case, and that the State must prove what it has charged against you.

If you plead not guilty, you have the right to a trial by Judge or Jury. You will need to decide whether to employ a lawyer to represent you at trial. You may defend yourself, but no one except a lawyer may represent you.

If you defend yourself, please be advised that the Bedford Municipal Court is a Court of Record. All proceedings will be conducted according to the rules of criminal procedure and the rules of evidence. If you choose to represent yourself, you must be prepared. The court staff, bailiff, prosecuting attorney or Judge cannot act as your attorney by providing legal advice or legal assistance in the presentation of your case.

Innocent Until Proven Guilty
Under our American system of justice, all persons are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. On a plea of not guilty, a trial is held and the State is required to prove what it charges in the complaint, "beyond a reasonable doubt," before a guilty verdict can be reached.

The Trial
Under Texas law, you can be brought to trial only after a formal complaint is filed. The complaint is the document that alleges what you are alleged to have done, and the fact that such action is unlawful. You can be tried only for what is alleged in the complaint. Trials are conducted under the Code of Criminal Procedure as adopted by the Texas Legislature. These laws may be found in Chapter 45 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.

  • You have the right to inspect the complaint before trial and have it read to you at the trial itself.

  • You are entitled to hear all testimony introduced against you.

  • You have a right to cross-examine any witness who testifies against you.

  • You have the right to testify in your own behalf. You also have the right not to testify. If you choose not to testify, your refusal cannot be considered in determining your innocence or guilt of the charge.

  • You may call witnesses to testify in your own behalf at the trial, and have the right to have the Court issue subpoenas to these witnesses to ensure their appearance at the trial.

Presenting the Case
As in all criminal trials, the State will present its case first by calling witnesses to testify against you. You will have the right to cross-examine each prosecution witness. In other words, you can ask the witness questions about their testimony. However, you cannot argue with the witness. Your cross-examination of the witness must be in the form of questions only. Do not attempt to tell your version of the incident at this time - you will have an opportunity to do so later if you testify.

After the State has presented its case, you may present your case. You have the right to call any witness who knows anything about the incident, but the witnesses can testify only about matters of which they have personal knowledge.

If you choose, you may testify in your own behalf. Since you are the defendant, you cannot be compelled to testify. It is your choice, you may do as you wish, and your silence cannot be used against you.

The State also has the right to cross-examine all witnesses called by you. If you testify in your own behalf, the State may cross-examine.

After testimony is concluded by both sides, you can make a closing argument by telling the Court why you feel that you are not guilty of the offense charged. But such statement can only be based on the testimony heard during the trial. Additional testimony is not admissible in the closing argument.


The Verdict

The verdict will be based on the testimony and the facts presented during the trial. In making the determination, the Judge or Jury can only consider the testimony of the witnesses who testify under oath. If found Not Guilty, you will be acquitted of the charges. If you are found Guilty, the Judge will announce the penalty at that time.


Fines

The amount of fine assessed by the court is affected only by the facts and circumstances of the case. Mitigating circumstances may lower the fine, even if you are guilty. On the other hand, aggravating circumstances may increase the fine. In no case may the fine exceed $200 for most traffic violations; $500 for certain penal code violations, and $200 to $2,000 for certain city ordinance violations. Please see Payment Options for an explanation on how to pay your citation, please contact the Municipal Court.

Court Costs
Court Costs will be charged if you are found guilty and assessed a fine, regardless of the amount. Court costs in the municipal court are set by the State, not by the court. Court costs must also be charged even if the fine is suspended and final disposition of your case is dismissed under the Deferred Disposition procedure. If an arrest warrant is issued, a warrant fee of $50, an OMNI fee of $30, and an FTA or VPTA fee of $140 will be added to the fine and court costs.

Appeals
The Bedford Municipal Court is a Court of Record; all judgments, may be appealed in certain circumstances in accordance with procedures established by Subchapter KK, Chapter 30, Texas Government Code. Appeals are limited to a review of errors present in the record of the trial court.

You will not be given a new trial in the appellate court, although that court may order a new trial if your appeal is successful in certain particulars. A transcript and statement of facts will be necessary if you choose to appeal. You will be responsible for paying for the preparation of those items.

Accident Cases
The Municipal Court has no jurisdiction over damages caused by an auto accident. Settlement of damages is a matter for a civil court to decide.

 

Directions

Directions from East of Bedford:
Take Airport Freeway (HWY 183/121) to the Central Drive/Forest Ridge Drive Exit. Proceed West on the access road to Forest Ridge Drive. Turn right onto Forest Ridge Drive and proceed to the Bedford Municipal Complex.
 
Directions from West of Bedford:

Take Airport Freeway to the Bedford Rd/Forest Ridge Drive Exit. Proceed East on the access road to Forest Ridge Drive. Turn left onto Forest Ridge Drive (at the underpass) and proceed to the Bedford Municipal Complex.

2000 Forest Ridge Dr. Bedford, TX. , 76021
(817) 952-2150 Building A (Downstairs)


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Dismissals

Unless specifically noted, most violations are not eligible for dismissal by the court. By Law, those that are eligible can only be dismissed if the defendant takes very specific corrective action within a specified time. Below we have provided general information concerning the requirements for a dismissal. If you believe you qualify for a dismissal you must bring your vehicle, the one you were driving when you received the citation, to the court during our normal business hours. You must also bring any receipts for repairs or renewals concerning when and how you corrected this defect. A Bailiff will examine the vehicle and your documentation to determine if you are in fact eligible to have the citation dismissed. Most dismissals require that you pay a small fee at the time you appear at the court. See individual violations listed below for additional information.

Fail to maintain financial responsibility (no insurance)

Potential for Dismissal: The Defendant must appear at the Municipal Court office during normal business hours with proof of valid insurance covering the defendant on the date and at the time of the offense. A clerk will call to verify this information. The Defendant must appear at the court on or before the Court response date on the front of the citation to have the citation presented to the Judge for possible dismissal. There is no fee for a dismissal of this violation.

Expired Drivers License

Potential for Dismissal: Within 20 days of receiving the citation, the Defendant must present proof to the court that the Driver's License was renewed in order to be eligible to have the citation dismissed. There is a $10.00 fee for this dismissal.

Failure to Display Drivers License

If remedied within 20 days of receiving the citation, the Defendant must present proof to the court of an appropriate and valid Texas Drivers License issued in their name on or before the court appearance date on their citation to be eligible to have the citation dismissed.

Failure to Report Address or Name Change on Drivers License

Potential for Dismissal: The Defendant must present proof to the court that the address was corrected on the Drivers License no later than the 20th working day after receiving the citation in order to be eligible for a dismissal. There is a $10.00 fee for this dismissal.

Violation of Drivers License Restrictions

Potential for Dismissal: The Defendant must see the Judge and make appropriate arrangements with the Texas Department of Public Safety and have the restriction(s) removed or corrected before their first appearance in court in order to be eligible to have the citation dismissed. There is a $10.00 fee for this dismissal.

Expired License Plate/ Vehicle Registration

Potential for Dismissal: The dismissal fee is $10.00 if proof of registration is submitted in person to the Court on or before the Court response date on the front of the citation. This proof must demonstrate that the defect (violation) was corrected within 20 working days from the violation date. Required as proof - A dated Vehicle Registration Receipt indicating that the "penalty fee" was paid to County Tax Assessor.

Operating a Vehicle without Both License Plates

Potential for Dismissal: The Defendant must present proof to the court that the defect has been corrected on or before the court appearance date on the citation in order to be eligible for a dismissal. Proof would normally involve Photo's of the front and back license plates on the vehicle. The fee for this dismissal is $10.00.

Expired Inspection Sticker

Potential for Dismissal: The inspection sticker cannot have been expired for more than 60 days on the date the citation was issued. The defendant must provide proof that the vehicle passed inspection and that it now displays a valid inspection sticker within 20 working days of the date of violation in order to be eligible for a dismissal. The fee for this dismissal is $10.00.

Expired more than 60 days - Not eligible for dismissal.

Location of Court: We are located at 2000 Forest Ridge Drive, Bedford, Texas 76021.

Normal Business hours for the court: Monday 8:00AM to 6:00PM and Tuesday - Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM. You must appear during these hours to discuss a dismissal.

Court Appearance/Dress Code/Conduct

Court Appearance

Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled court time, No children are allowed in court.

Dress Code

All persons present in the courtroom shall be clean, neat, and dressed in a manner that shows dignity and respect for the court.

Unacceptable dress code includes:

  • Hats
  • Shorts or cutoffs
  • Muscle shirts, T-shirts, or other clothing with offensive, vulgar, racist, sexist, obscene, or suggestive words, slogans, depictions, or pictures, that are dirty, torn and ragged.
  • Provocative clothing designed or styled, or worn to provoke emotion, disruption, or distraction.
  • Flip-flops

Conduct

PRO SE parties ( non-attorneys representing themselves) should be prepared to present their cases in a proper manner. It is NOT the Court's duty, nor the responsibility to protect or represent you, nor instruct you on court procedure, evidence, rules, or how to present and prove your case.

  • No electronic devices
  • Be on time as cases will be called at their designated times.
  • Do not argue with the Court.
  • Address the Court as "Judge", "Your Honor", or "Sir".
  • Do not lean on the Judge's bench.
  • Do not read newspapers, magazines, periodicals, books, etc. in the courtroom.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in the courtroom.
  • Do not talk at the same time as the Court. Courtroom visitors should not engage in excessive, loud talk or conversation.
  • Racist, sexist, obscene, or profane language or gestures are prohibited unless it is pertinent to a case, and is elicited and quoting from the facts in the case.
  • Do not enter and depart the courtroom excessively.
  • Do not disrupt or distract the Court, Counsels, or other Court personnel.
  • All cell phones and pagers are to be turned off.

Payment Options

The Bedford Municipal Court accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Money Order
  • Cashier's Check
  • MasterCard or VISA (When paying in person with a credit card, the person named on the card must appear in person at Court to pay with that card.)

The Bedford Municipal Court Accepts payment:

  • In Person - Hours of operation are Monday's 8:00AM - 6:00PM and Tuesday to Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM.
  • By Mail - our mailing address is as follows:
    • Bedford Municipal Court
    • 2000 Forest Ridge Drive
    • Bedford, TX 76021
  • Online - Fines may be paid over the Internet, 24 hours a day using a MasterCard or VISA. To pay by Internet, please select here.
    (Online payments can't be completed using Google Chrome, we suggest using Internet Explorer or a different browser.)

Only payments for the FULL fine amount will be accepted using the Internet.

  • You CANNOT use this service to make a partial payment.
  • You CANNOT use this service to pay a case that is in warrant status.
  • You CANNOT use this service to pay a fine for a person in jail.
  • You CANNOT use this service to pay a cash bond.
  • You CANNOT use this service to pay any dismissal fee.
  • You CANNOT use this service to pay any alternative sentencing option such as deferred disposition or driver's safety course.

Your payment will be recorded as a plea of "Guilty/No Contest".

Warrant Information

Bench Warrants
Defendants who have a Bench Warrant(s), have failed to make an appearance before the court on a ticket. You have the following options:
  • Come in to the municipal court and post a cash bond to secure a court date. A cash bond is simply a way of having the warrant recalled and agreeing to appear before the court on a specific date to enter a plea.
  • If you simply wish to plead guilty and pay the fine please contact the court for the exact amount due. You must send in a written plea of guilty and no personal checks are accepted.
  • Hire a traffic attorney to handle your case(s)
Capias Warrants

Defendants, who have a Capias Warrant (s), have entered a plea on their violation(s), and not completed the terms of the judgment levied by the court.

1. Your only option is to contact the court and pay the fine amount of the warrant(s).

  • No partial payment(s) will be accepted on warrants.

Payments are accepted in Cash, Credit Card (MasterCard/Visa), Money Order, and Cashiers’ Check only!

Deferred Disposition

Deferred Disposition is a form of probation, which allows for dismissal of a citation if certain criteria are met.

Overview of Deferred Disposition:

  • With successful completion of Deferred Disposition, there is not a final conviction and the complaint may not be used against you for any purpose. A conviction will not be reported.
  • The probationary period is 90 to 180 days and begins when the fees are paid. Do NOT use the on-line Internet payment system for payment of your Deferred Disposition/Probationary fees.
  • If you were under 25 years of age at the time of the alleged offense and charged with a moving violation, you will be required to complete a driver's safety course within 60 days as a term of your probation.

You are NOT Eligible for Deferred Disposition if:

  • You were charged with speeding 25 miles or more over the speed limit.
  • You are charged with a violation in a construction or maintenance work zone when workers are present.
  • You hold a Commercial Driver’s License.

To Apply for Deferred Disposition, You Must:

  • Appear on or before the appearance date on your citation
  • Enter a plea of Guilty or No Contest
  • Pay the deferred fees in full. In most cases the deferred fee is the standard fine amount including court costs. Do NOT use the on-line Internet payment system for payment of your Deferred Disposition/Probationary fees.
  • Complete an Application for Deferred Disposition

Juveniles & Minors

Juveniles
  • A juvenile is a person between 10 and 17 years of age.

  • The parent or guardian must come in person with the juvenile to set a court date.

  • Juveniles MUST appear in court with a parent or guardian.
Minors
  • A Minor is a person under the age of 21 years.
  • If you are a minor between the ages of 17 and 20 and have been charged with an alcohol or tobacco related offense, you must appear at the court by the appearance date on your citation and request a court date.
  • If you are 18 years of age and still in high school you must appear in court.

Jury Service

Cases heard by the Bedford Municipal Court are Class C misdemeanor violations that are punishable by fine only. Jurors are selected from a random list of voter registrations. Jury service is normally for one day, and jurors are paid $6.00 per day.

Jurors serving are to appear at 2000 Forest Ridge Dr. at 8:00 a.m.

No Shorts, No Hats, No Tank Tops are allowed in the courtroom.

The following persons, by statute, AND NO OTHERS, may claim an exemption from jury service if the person wishes to do so:


    1.
    Persons over (70) years of age;

    2. Persons who have legal custody of a child or children under the age of 12 years if jury service by that person would necessitate leaving the child or children without adequate supervision;

    3. All students of public or private secondary school;

    4. Every person who is enrolled and in actual attendance at an institution of higher education.

    5. Persons who are the primary caretaker of a person who is an invalid unable to care for himself or herself;

    6. An officer or an employee of the Senate, House of Representatives or any department, commission, board, office, or other agency in the legislative branch of state government; or

    7. He or she has served as a petit juror in the county during the 24-month period preceding the date he/she is to appear for jury service. (Only applies to counties with population at least 200,000 unless the county uses a jury plan under 62.011, Government Code, and the period authorized under Section 62.011(b)(6) exceeds two years.)

    8. No longer reside in Bedford

    9. Not a citizen of the United States

Qualifications For Jury Service
To be qualified to serve as a juror you must (Texas Government Code, Section 62.102):

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be a citizen of this state and a resident of this city in which you are to serve as a juror.
  • Be qualified under the Constitution and laws to vote in the county in which you are to serve as a juror (Note: You do not have to be registered to vote to be qualified to vote)
  • Be of sound mind and good moral character.
  • Be able to read and write.
  • Not have served as a juror for six days during the preceding three months in the county court or during the preceding six months in the district court.
  • Not have been convicted of, or be under indictment or other legal accusation for, misdemeanor theft or a felony.
Excuses for other reasons should be proposed to the court at the call of the jury roll.
If you wish to claim a statutory exemption, you should print out this page, complete the following affidavit and mail it IMMEDIATELY to the court at: City of Bedford Municipal Court, 2000 Forest Ridge Drive, Bedford, Texas 76021. If you should have any questions pertaining to this summons contact the court at 817-952-2151.
 

AFFIDAVIT FOR EXEMPTION

I do solemnly swear that I am exempt from jury service for the reason indicated above. (Circle Exemption claimed above.)

Signed on this the _________ day of ____________________, 20___.

_____________________________________________________________________
Affiant

Failure to appear for jury service may result in a $100 fine for contempt.

Collection Agency

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Collections Department
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Red light Camera Enforcement

Red Light Camera Violations are not processed by the City of Bedford Municipal Court. Once the violation has been reviewed and approved by a City of Bedford police officer, the Notice of Violation is issued by our red light photo enforcement vendor, Redflex Traffic Systems.


If you have questions about the Notice of Violation , please contact the Redflex Customer Service Center.

Redflex Customer Service Center
7018 Baker Blvd.
Richland Hills, TX 76118
817-595-5760 or 877-245-2422

PAYMENT IS TO BE MADE BY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING METHODS:

By Mail: City of Bedford Photo Enforcement Program Payment Center
P.O. Box 76940
Cleveland, OH, 44101
(Check; Money Order; Master or VISA Card only)

In Person: Customer Service Center 817-595-5760 or 877-245-2422
7018 Baker Blvd.
Richland Hills, TX 76118
(Check; Money Order; Master or VISA Card only)

On-Line: photonotice.com (Enter city code:BDFDTX)
(VISA or Master Card Only)

Make Check or Money Order payable to:
City of Bedford Photo Red Light Enforcement Program

Moving Violations Convictions

Texas Administrative Code

TITLE 37 PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 1 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
CHAPTER 15 DRIVER LICENSE RULES
SUBCHAPTER D DRIVER IMPROVEMENT
RULE §15.89 Moving Violations

(a) Moving violations are defined as an act committed in connection with the operation of a motor vehicle on a public street or highway, which constitutes a hazard to traffic and is prohibited by state law or city ordinance.(b) A list of traffic offenses that constitute a moving violation is available in Table 1.

Attached Graphic

(c) Table 1 also indicates the moving violations that will be assessed points under the Driver Responsibility Program, Texas Transportation Code (TRC), Chapter 708, Subchapter B.  (1) Not all moving violations are assessed points under the Driver Responsibility Program, however, they may be considered for Habitual Violator action under TRC, §521.292(a)(3).  (2) Moving violation convictions that are assessed specific surcharges pursuant to Texas Transportation Code, §§708.102 (intoxicated driver offenses), 708.103 (driving while license invalid or without financial responsibility), and 708.104 (driving without valid license including no commercial driver license, driving without the proper commercial license endorsement and driving without the proper motorcycle endorsement), will not be assessed points under the Driver Responsibility Program.

Source Note: The provisions of this §15.89 adopted to be effective June 22, 2004, 29 TexReg 5945; amended to be effective November 28, 2005, 30 TexReg 7889; amended to be effective June 8, 2006, 31 TexReg 4659; amended to be effective July 11, 2010, 35 TexReg 5899

 

 

Figure: 37 TAC §15.89(b)

Arrest Title Driver
Responsibility
Points
Aggravated assault with motor vehicle Yes
Allow passenger to stand/sit improperly on a school bus Yes
Bus driver failed to activate warning signal/equipment Yes
Bus failed to stop at RR crossing Yes
Bus shifting gears while crossing RR tracks Yes
Carry motorcycle passenger under 5; except in side car Yes
Changed lane when unsafe Yes
Child passenger safety seat offense Yes
Coasting Yes
Coasting (truck, truck tractor or bus, specify) with clutch disengaged Yes
Consume alcohol while driving Yes
Criminal negligent homicide with motor vehicle--1st or 2nd degree Yes
Crossed RR with heavy equipment without notice Yes
Crossed RR with heavy equipment without stop (or safety) Yes
Crossing fire hose without permission Yes
Crossing physical barrier Yes
Cut across driveway to make turn Yes
Cut corner left turn Yes
Cut in after passing Yes
Did not use designated lane or direction Yes
Disregard solid green turn signal arrow Yes
Disregard warning signs or barricades Yes
Disregarded flashing red signal (at stop sign, etc.) Yes
Disregarded flashing yellow signal Yes
Disregarded lane control signal Yes
Disregarded no lane change sign Yes
Disregarded no passing zone Yes
Disregarded police officer Yes
Disregarded RR crossing gate or flagman Yes
Disregarded signal at RR crossing Yes
Disregarded traffic control device Yes
Disregarded turn marks at intersection Yes
Disregarded warning sign at construction Yes
Drive into block where fire engine stopped Yes
Driving around barricades Yes
Driving under influence No
Driving under influence (DUI)--minor Yes
Driving under influence of drugs No
Driving while impaired No
Driving while intoxicated > 0.16 No
Driving while intoxicated with child younger than 15 yoa No
Driving while intoxicated--felony No
Driving while intoxicated--juvenile No
Driving while intoxicated--misdemeanor No
Driving while intoxicated--on beach No
Driving while intoxicated--probated No
Driving while intoxicated--under 21 No
Driving while license disqualified--CMV No
Driving while license suspended under provisions of DL laws No
Driving while license suspended--SR No
Drove center lane (not passing, not turning left) Yes
Drove on (or across) streetcar tracks where prohibited Yes
Drove on sidewalk Yes
Drove on wrong side--RR crossing Yes
Drove on wrong side of approaching bridge Yes
Drove on wrong side of divided highway Yes
Drove on wrong side of road Yes
Drove on wrong side road approaching intersection Yes
Drove on wrong side road approaching RR grade crossing Yes
Drove on wrong side road awaiting access to ferry Yes
Drove onto (or from) controlled access highway where prohibited Yes
Drove through safety zone Yes
Drove to left of rotary traffic island Yes
Drove without lights--when required Yes
Drove wrong way in designated lane Yes
Drove wrong way on one-way roadway Yes
Endorsement violation CDL No
Fail stop proper place-flash red signal Yes
Fail to control speed Yes
Fail to dim headlights--following Yes
Fail to dim headlights--meeting Yes
Fail to drive in single lane Yes
Fail to give hand signals when required Yes
Fail to give info/render aid No
Fail to give one-half of roadway Yes
Fail to keep to right on mountain road Yes
Fail to pass left safely Yes
Fail to pass met vehicle to right Yes
Fail to pass to right safely Yes
Fail to signal for stop Yes
Fail to signal required distance before turning Yes
Fail to signal turn Yes
Fail to signal with turn indicator Yes
Fail to sound horn--mountain road Yes
Fail to stop--designated point--at stop sign Yes
Fail to stop--designated point--at yield sign Yes
Fail to stop and render aid--felony No
Fail to stop and render aid--misdemeanor No
Fail to stop at marked RR crossing Yes
Fail to stop at proper place (at traffic light) Yes
Fail to stop at proper place (flashing red signal) Yes
Fail to stop at proper place (not at intersection) Yes
Fail to stop for approaching train Yes
Fail to stop for school bus (or remain stopped, specify) Yes
Fail to stop for streetcar--or stop at wrong location Yes
Fail to stop--emerging from alley, driveway or bldg. Yes
Fail to use due care for pedestrian Yes
Fail to use proper headlight beam Yes
Fail to yield at stop intersection Yes
Fail to yield at yield intersection Yes
Fail to yield for blind or incapacitated person Yes
Fail to yield right of way Yes
Fail to yield right of way from private road Yes
Fail to yield row at open intersection (specify type) Yes
Fail to yield row leaving (private drive, alley, building) Yes
Fail to yield row on green arrow signal Yes
Fail to yield row on green signal Yes
Fail to yield row on left at obstruction Yes
Fail to yield row to emergency vehicle Yes
Fail to yield row to pedestrian at signal intersection Yes
Fail to yield row to pedestrian in crosswalk Yes
Fail to yield row to pedestrian in crosswalk--no signal Yes
Fail to yield row to pedestrian on sidewalk Yes
Fail to yield row to pedestrian turning right or left at intersection Yes
Fail to yield row--changing lanes Yes
Fail to yield row--turning left (at intersection, alley, private road or driveway) Yes
Fail to yield row--turning right on red signal Yes
Fail to yield to vehicle in intersection Yes
Fail to yield to vehicle leaving highway Yes
Failed to give way when overtaken Yes
Failed to signal lane change Yes
Fleeing from police officer Yes
Following ambulance Yes
Following fire apparatus Yes
Following too closely Yes
Following too closely--caravan Yes
Following too closely--truck Yes
Head lamps glaring not adjusted Yes
Heavy equipment disregarded signal of train Yes
Illegal backing Yes
Illegal pass on right Yes
Illegally passed streetcar Yes
Impeding traffic Yes
Improper passing Yes
Improper turn Yes
Improper turn or stop hand signal Yes
Improper use of auxiliary driving lamps Yes
Improper use of auxiliary passing lamps Yes
Improper use of lighting--hwy. equip. Yes
Improper use of spot lamps Yes
Improper use of turn indicator Yes
Increased speed while being overtaken Yes
Interfere with streetcar Yes
Intoxication assault No
Intoxication assault motor vehicle No
Intoxication manslaughter No
Intoxication manslaughter motor vehicle No
Involuntary manslaughter with motor vehicle Yes
Lack of caution on green arrow signal Yes
Leaving scene of accident Yes
Made U-turn on curve or hill Yes
Negligent collision Yes
No commercial driver license (CDL) No
No double trailer endorsement (CDL) No
No driver license No
No hazmat endorsement (CDL) No
No motorcycle endorsement No
No passenger vehicle endorsement (CDL) No
No tank vehicle endorsement (CDL) No
No school bus endorsement (CDL) No
Obstructed view through windshield Yes
Obstructing traffic Yes
Open Container DRIVER Yes
Operate school bus over passenger design capacity Yes
Operate school bus with door open Yes
Operate vehicle more than one passenger-minor Yes
Operate vehicle where prohibited Yes
Operate vehicle with child in open bed Yes
Passed streetcar on left without reducing speed or without caution Yes
Passed vehicle stopped for pedestrian Yes
Passed--insufficient clearance Yes
Passengers/load obstruct driver's view or control Yes
Passing authorized emergency vehicle Yes
Permitted/operated unsafe vehicle Yes
Person(s) riding in trailer or semi-trailer Yes
Prohibited motor vehicle on controlled-access highway Yes
Racing--drag racing--acceleration contest, etc. Yes
Ran red light Yes
Ran stop sign Yes
Reckless driving Yes
Restriction violation--CDL Yes
Slower vehicle failed to keep to right Yes
Speed under minimum Yes
Speeding No
Speeding > 10% above posted speed limit Yes
Speeding--15 miles or over (CDL) Yes
Speeding--school zone Yes
Too many riders on motorcycle Yes
Turned across dividing section Yes
Turned left from wrong lane Yes
Turned right from wrong lane Yes
Turned right too wide Yes
Turned so as to impede or interfere with streetcar Yes
Turned when unsafe Yes
Unauthorized use of siren, bell or whistle Yes
Unsafe speed (too fast for conditions) Yes
Unsafe start Yes
Unsafe start from parked, stopped or standing position Yes
Use of school bus signal for wrong purpose Yes
Use wireless device while driving bus Yes
Use wireless device while driving--minor Yes
Use wireless device in school zone Yes
Veh. hauling explosives (or flammable materials) failed to stop at RR crossing Yes
Veh. hauling explosives failed to reduce speed at RR crossing Yes
Vehicle without required equipment or in unsafe condition Yes
Violate DL restriction Yes
Violate DL restriction on occupational license Yes
Violate operating hours-minor Yes
Violated out of service order Yes
Violated out-of-service order hazmat and/or passenger Yes
Wrong side road--not passing Yes
Wrong side, 4 or more lane, two-way roadway Yes
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