Citations and Options
Please read your citation for specific court date and time. The following options are available:
- Pay your citation or make payment arrangements
- Take on line or in person traffic school(if eligible),
- Make arrangements to appear in court before a Judge
- On line Request to Judge (You must have Adobe or Adobe Reader to fill out the form. Works with Internet Explorer or Chrome with Adobe Reader plugin. If it does not work with Chrome, use Internet Explorer.)
All fees are non-refundable.
For more information about how a citation may affect your driving record, or points associated with different types of violations, go to the Utah Driver License division website or the Utah Point System page.
Accidents, School Zones and Speed 20+ miles over the limit
If you were involved in an accident, were cited for speeding in a school zone, or for going 20+ miles over the speed limit, and are interested in traffic school, you must contact a Judicial Assistant by phone or in person to find out if you qualify. Drivers with a Commercial Driver License are not eligible for traffic school.
“Fix It” or Equipment Violations
If you receive a citation for a “fix it”, also known as equipment violation, you have 14 days from the date of your citation to comply. You may take your vehicle to a local law enforcement officer OR a Salt Lake City Justice Court Judicial Assistant to inspect for compliance and sign off on the bottom of your citation, then either mail in the signed off citation or bring it in to court, so your citation may be dismissed. You must comply within 14 days of your citation, in order for your citation to be dismissed.
If English is not your primary language and you are unable to understand or communicate in English, the court will appoint an interpreter for you for all court hearings. You must request a court interpreter at least 3 days before the hearing, or the hearing may have to be postponed. To request a court interpreter, you may call the court at 801-535-6300, you may also email the court at: firstname.lastname@example.org, so that an interpreter may be scheduled to appear at your court hearing.
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