I've been issued a traffic citation, now what do I do?
Ticket? Once your citation is filed with this court, you will be sent a courtesy notice containing necessary
If After three weeks from the citation date you have not received this notice, please contact the Court.
Citation Resolution Options: There are four options available.
1.- Forfeit bail and pay entire amount of assessed fine (Your DMV record will be affected)
2.- Show proof of correction for 16028(a) (no insurance), 4000(a) (no vehicle registration) and mechanical and pay reduced amount of correction fee (Your DMV record will not affected)
3.- Request traffic school and pay entire amount of assessed fine plus $58.00 traffic school fee
(DMV will be notified of traffic school dismissal)
4.- Contest violation and request trial in person or by mail, bail is required.
Your courtesy notice will reflect whether you are eligible to attend traffic school.
If you are eligible you may attend a DMV approved traffic school class or an approved Imperial
County home study traffic school program.
The current approved list will accommodate several methods of home study.
These are Internet, video or workbook programs.
Payment Information (Court Valley Plaza)
« Inquiries: Citation.Traffic@imperial.courts.ca.gov (Provide Full Name , Citation Number and Ticketing Agency)
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« DMV Release will be delayed if payment is made with personal check.