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Fines

The amount of fine assessed by the Court is affected by facts and circumstances of the case. Mitigating circumstances may lower the fine, even if you are guilty. However, aggravating circumstances may increase the fine. The fine will not exceed $500.00 for most traffic violations; and up to $2,500.00 for Ordinance violations involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

IN THE MUNICIPAL COURT OF THE CITY OF OTTAWA, KANSAS (3/1/13)

TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS

 

Sect. Infraction Fine Court  Total Statute
12 Disobey Traffic Signal 75 75 150 8-1507
13 Violating Traffic Control Signal 75 75 150 8-1508
14 Violating Pedestrian Control Signal 75 75 150 8-1509
15 Violating Flashing Traffic Signal 75 75 150 8-1510
16 Violating Lane Control Signal 75 75 150 8-1511
17 Unauthorized Sign, Signal, Marking or Device 75 75 150 8-1512
23 Accident Involving Death or Personal Injuries Court Class A 8-1602 F A
24 Accident Involving Damage to Vehicle or Other Property Court 8-1603
25 Duty to Give Information and Render Aid Court 8-1604
26 Duty Upion Stricking Unatended Vehicle or Other Property Court 8-1605
27 Duty to Report Accidents Court Class A 8-1606 F A
29 Reckless Driving Bond 75 500 8-1566
30 DUI Bond 1st 1500 8-1567 F A
30 DUI - 2ND Bond 2nd 2500 8-1567 F A
30.2 PBT Refusal 125 75 200 8-1012
30.2.1 Refusal to Submit to Alcohol/Drug Test Bond 75 1500 8-1012 F A
32 Unsafe Speed for Condition 100 75 175 8-1557
33 Speed Table 8-1558
34 Impeding Normal Traffic by Slow Speed 75 75 150 8-1561
35 Speeding on Motor Driven Cycle 75 75 150 8-1562
37 Drag Racing/Exhibition Speed 125 75 200 8-1565
38 Driving on Left Side of Roadway 75 75 150 8-1514
39 Failure to Keep Right to Pass Oncoming Vehicle 75 75 150 8-1515
40 Improper Passing; Increasing Speed as Passed 75 75 150 8-1516
41 Improper Passing on Right 75 75 150 8-1517
42 Limitations on Overtaking on the Left 75 75 150 8-1518
43 Driving on Left side Where Curve, Grade, Inter- 75 75 150 8-1519
     section, Railroad Crossing or Obstructed View
44 Driving on left of double yellow 75 75 150 8-1520
45 Wrong Direction Of 1-Way 75 75 150 8-1521
46 Driving on laned Road 75 75 150 8-1522
47 Following too closely 75 75 150 8-1523
48 Improper Crossover on Divided Highway 75 75 150 8-1524
49 Improper turn or approach 75 75 150 8-1545
51 Improper U-turn 75 75 150 8-1546
52 Turn on a Curve 75 75 150 8-1546
53 Unsafe Starting of Parked Vehicle 75 75 150 8-1547
54 No Turn Signal 75 75 150 8-1548
55 Improper Method of Giving Notice of Turning 75 75 150 8-1549
56 Improper Hand Signal 75 75 150 8-1550
57 Fail to Yield Right of Way at Uncontrolled Intersection 75 75 150 8-1526
58 Fail to Yield to Approaching Vehicle w/turning Left 75 75 150 8-1527
59 Fail to Yield as Stop/ Yield Sign 75 75 150 8-1528
60 Fail to Yield from Private Road or Driveway 75 75 150 8-1529
61 Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle 150 75 225 8-1530
62 Fail to Yield to Pedestrian or Vehicle Working 75 75 150 8-1531
     on Roadway
63 Disobeying Pedestrian Traffic Control Device 40 10 50 8-1532
64 Fail to Yield to Pedestrian in Crosswalk, Pedes- 40 10 50 8-1533
     train suddenly entering Roadway, passing 
     Vehicle stopped for Pedestrian in Crosswalk
65 Improper Pedestrian Crossing 40 10 50 8-1534
66 Fail to Exercise Due Regard to Pedestrian 75 75 150 8-1535
67 Improper Pedestrian Movement in Crosswalk 40 10 50 8-1536
68 Improper Use of Roadway by Pedestrian 40 10 50 8-1537
69 Soliciting a Ride or Business on Roadway 50 75 125 8-1538
70 Driving Through Safety Zone 75 75 150 8-1539
71 Fail to Yield to Pedestrian on Sidewalk 75 75 150 8-1540
72 Fail of Pedestrian to Yield to Emergency Vehicle 75 75 150 8-1541
73 Fail to Yield to Blind Pedestrian 75 75 150 8-1542
74 Pedestrian Under Influence Bond 250 8-1543
75 Pedestrian Disobeying Bridge or Railroad Signal 40 10 50 8-1544
76 Fail to Stop or Obey Railroad Crossing Signal 75 75 150 8-1551
77 Fail to Stop at Railroad Crossing Stop Sign 75 75 150 8-1552
78 Certain Hazardous Vehicle Fail to Stop at RR Crossing 75 75 150 8-1553
79 Improper Moving of Heavy Equipment at RR Crossing 75 75 150 8-1554
80 Stop B4 leaving private road/drive 75 75 150 8-1555
81 Improper Passing of School Bus, Improper use of 125 75 200 8-1556
School Bus Signals
82 Improper Passing of Church or Day Care Bus, Improper 125 75 200 8-1556a
     use of Signals
83 Improper Stopping, Standing or Parking in Road 25 10 35 8-1569
85 Stopping,Standing,Parking Prohibited Places 25 10 35 8-1571
86 Improper Parking, Stopping on Roadways 25 10 35 8-1572
87 Handicapped Parking 50 10 60 8-1,125:8-1,130
88 Parking violations (Sections 88-92) 25 10 35 8-1572
93 Parking Disabled or Other Vehicles 25 10 35 8-1102
94 Parking violations (Sections 94-96) 25 10 35 8-1572
104 Inattentive Driving 100 75 175 00-0100
106 Open Container Bond 250 8-1599
107 Unattended Vehicle 25 10 35 8-1573
108 Driving with View or Driving Mechanism Obstructed 75 75 150 8-1576
109 Coasting 75 75 150 8-1580
110 Following Fire Apparatus 75 75 150 8-1581
111 Driving Over Fire Hose 75 75 150 8-1582
112 Putting Glass, on Highway etc. 75 75 150 8-1583
113 Driving into Intersection Crosswalk, or Crossing 75 75 150 8-1584
     w/o Sufficient Space on Other Side
114 Improper Operation of Snowmobile on Highway 75 75 150 8-1585
117 Limitations on Backing 75 75 150 8-1574
118 Driving Through/ On Private Property to Avoid Traffic Control  Devices 75 75 150 N/A
120 Driving through Procession 75 75 150 N/A
122 Street Barricades 75 75 150 N/A
123 Unsafe Opening of Vehicle Doors 75 75 150 8-1577
126.1 Obstructing License Plate 75 75 150 8-15,110
126.2 Use of Wireless Communication  75 75 150 8-15,111
127 Parental Responsibility of Child Riding Bike 75 75 150 8-1587
129 Not Riding a Bike Seat, Too Many Persons on Bike 75 75 150 8-1588
130 Clinging to Other Vehicle 75 75 150 8-1589
131 Improper Riding on Bicycle on Roadway 75 75 150 8-1590
132 Carrying Articles on Bicycles, One Hand on Handle 75 75 150 8-1591
133 Improper Bicycle Lamps, Brakes, or Reflectors 75 75 150 8-1592
138 Improper Use-Motorcycle Seats, Passengers, Bundles 75 75 150 8-1592a
139 Improper Operation of Motorcycle on Laned Road 75 75 150 8-1595
141 Improper Motorcycle Handlebars or Passenger Equipment 75 75 150 8-1598
142 Motorcycle Helmet and Eye Protection Required 75 75 150 8-1598
143 Equipment Offenses that are not Misdemeanors 75 75 150 8-1701
146 Defective Headlamp 75 75 150 8-1705
147 Defective Tail Light / Tag Light 75 75 150 8-1706
148 Defective Reflector 75 75 150 8-1707
149 Improper Stop Lamp or Turn Signal 75 75 150 8-1708
151 Improper Lighting Equipment on Certain Vehicles 75 75 150 8-1710
152 Improper Lamp Color on Certain Vehicles 75 75 150 8-1711
153 Improper Mounting Reflectors/Lamps OnCertain Vehicles 75 75 150 8-1712
154 Improper Visibility of Reflectors/Lamps on Certain Vehicles 75 75 150 8-1713
156 Flag on Projected Load 75 75 150 8-1715
157 Lamps on Parked Vehicles 75 75 150 8-1715/6
158 Improper Lamps/Equipments of Husbandry, Road  75 75 150 8-1718
     Machinery or Animal Drawn Vehicles
159 Unlawful Use of Spot, Fog, or Auxiliary Lamps  75 75 150 8-1719
160 Improper Lamps or Lights on Emergency Vehicles 75 75 150 8-1720
161 Break/Turn Signal Required 75 75 150 8-1721
162 Improper Vehicular Hazard Warning Lamp 75 75 150 8-1722
163 Unauthorized Additional Lighting Equipment 75 75 150 8-1723
164 Improper Multi-Beam Lights 75 75 150 8-1724
165 Fail to Dim Headlights 75 75 150 8-1725
179 Spilling Load on Hwy/Road 75 75 150 8-19 06
182 Child Safety Restraint 60 0 60 8-1345
182.1 Seat Belt (Adult) 10 0 10 8-2502/4
192 No Drivers License Court 8-235 F
194 DWS Bond 1st 500 8-262 F
DWS 2nd 2nd 1000 F
195 DL Restriction Violation Bond 250 8-291 F
195.1 Habitual Violator Bond 1000 8-287 F A
198 Illegal Tag 75 75 150 8-142
199 Unlawful use of License 75 75 150 8-260 F
200 No Insurance Bond 400 40-3104 F A
204 FINES DOUBLED IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION 8-21 10
3-201 Cruelty to Animals court court 21-6412 F A
3-208 Disturbing the Peace (ANIMAL) 50 10 60 00-0600
3-213 Keeping Vicious Animals court court 00-0600 F A
3-302 Dog Vaccination Requirements 50 10 60 00-0600
3-303 Dog Registration Requirements 50 10 60 00-0600
3-309 Dog Running At Large 50 10 60 00-0600
3-312 Number of Dogs Limited court court 00-0600
3-329 Pit Bulls Keeping Prohibited court court 00-0600
13-200 Bicycle Skateboard Roller Skates 40 10 50 N/A
13-310 72 Hour Parking 25 10 35 N/A
13-311 Two Hour Parking 5 0 5
10-807 Smoking Prohibited In Public Placed 100 10 110 21-6113
11-912 Tobacco Infractions (Under 18) 25 0 25 79-3321
38-901 Disorderly Conduct; Loud Music/ Dogs Barking 50 10 60 21-6203
4-313 Open Container Bond 250 8-1599
Speeding 
Speeding:  Section33                                     SPEEDING IN SCHOOL ZONES:  
1-15 MPH---------------------$ 75.00       1-15 MPH-----------------------$150.00 
16-25 MPH-------------------$100.00      16-25 MPH----------------------$200.00
26-30 MPH-------------------$125.00      26-30 MPH----------------------$250.00
31+----Mandatory Court Appearance 

$75.00 COURT COST TO BE ADDED TO EACH SPEEDING CHARGE

F = Fingerprint 
A= Arrest Sheet   KSAR
IT IS BY THE COURT ORDERED THAT PERSONS CHARGED WITH COMMITTING ORDINANCE 
TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS, IN VIOLATION OF THE OTTAWA MUNICIPAL CODE SECTIONS LISTED
ABOVE SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO ENTER A WRITTEN APPEARANCE BY MAIL OR IN PERSON,
WAIVE THE RIGHT TO TRIAL ENTER A PLEA OF GUILTY OR NO CONTEST AND PAY THE 
SPECIFIED FINE BY MAILING A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO THE OTTAWA MUNICIPAL COURT,
715 WEST 2ND, OTTAWA, KANSAS 66067.
THE ABOVE FINE SCHEDULE WAS ESTABLISHED MARCH 1, 2013 BY THE MUNICIPAL COURT
JUDGE.
JAMES R CAMPBELL
MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE

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