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Below is a list of all fines based on the violation. All violations listed may be paid in Person, By Mail, By Phone, or Online through this website.

Please make checks payable to:
34th District Court
11131 Wayne Rd
Romulus, MI 48174-1491

Ticket Prices Effective July 1st, 2018

After Hours/Weekend Drop Box Located on the East Side of the Court

34th District Court Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sat-Sun: Closed

Tickets must be paid within 14 Calendar Days of receiving violation. A $50.00 late charge will be assessed after the 14th day. All violations occurring in a school zone, construction zone or an emergency scene - contact the Court for amount due.

ACCIDENT: Any moving violation resulting in an accident EXCEPT Careless Driving or where designated as mandatory court case $195.00. 

Please note that paying online or by phone will incur a convenience fee listed below based on the amount of the transaction.

Convenience Fee Structure

Transaction Amount

Fee Amount

Fee Percent

$0.00+

$5.00

0%

$101.00+

$10.00

0%

$201.00+

$20.00

0%

$401.00+

$30.00

0%

$601.00+

$40.00

0%

$801.00+

$50.00

0%

$1,001.00+

$100.00

0%

$2,001.00+

$200.00

0%

$4,001.00+

$300.00

0%


Driving

Violation

Points

Fee

Careless Driving Without Accident

3

$195.00

Careless Driving With Accident

3

$225.00

Drove Without Lights On/Fail to Dim Lights

2

$150.00

Drove Across Median

2

$150.00

Drove Wrong Way

2

$150.00

Follow Too Closely/Tailgating

2

$150.00

Impeding Traffic

0

$180.00

Improper Lane Use

2

$150.00

Obstructed Vision

2

$150.00

 

Failed to Stop

Violation

Points

Fee

Disregard Traffic Control Device

3

$180.00

Disregard Red/Yellow Signal

3

$180.00

Disregard Stop Sign

3

$180.00

Disregard Railroad Signal

3

$180.00

Disregard School Bus Flashers

3

$195.00

Failed to Stop Leaving Private Drive

2

$150.00

 

Failed to Yield

Violation

Points

Fee

Right of Way

2

$150.00

 

   
 

Insurance/Registration/Plates

No Point Violations

Violation

Points

Fee

Expired Plates

0

$150.00

Failed to Change Address

0

$180.00

*No Proof of Insurance 

Presented to Court Within 14 Days

0

$0.00

No Proof of Insurance 

Presented to Court After 14 Days

0

$145.00

No Proof of Insurance 

Purchased After Ticket Issued - Must Present to Court

0

$170.00

No Proof of Insurance 

No Proof Shown

0

$220.00

*No Proof of Registration 

Presented to Court Within 14 days

0

$0.00

No Proof of Registration 

Presented to Court After 15 Days

0

$150.00

Miscellaneous

Violation

Points

Fee

Improper Backing

0

$180.00

No Child Restraint

0

$130.00

No Seat Belt

0

$65.00

Refusal to take preliminary breath test (PBT) 

2 Points if Under 21

0

$180.00

Violation of Basic Speed Law

2

$150.00

Defective Equipment 

You may show the repair at the POLICE STATION and bring a Police Officer's signature on the ticket TO THE COURT BY THE APPEARANCE DATE and the fine/cost will be waived.

0

$150.00

 

Parking

No Point Violations

Violation

Points

Fee

Handicap Parking

0

$130.00

Prohibited Parking

0

$70.00

 

Payable Misdemeanors

Violation

Points

Fee

Expired Operators License

2

$255.00

No Operators License on Person 

You may show valid license at POLICE STATION and bring a Police Officer's signature on the ticket TO THE COURT BY THE APPEARANCE DATE and the fine/cost will be waived.

0

$255.00

 

Speeding

Violation

Points

Fee

1-5 MPH Over Limit 

Highway - No Points

1

$130.00

6-10 MPH Over Limit 

Highway - 1 Point

2

$150.00

11-15 MPH Over Limit 

Highway - 2 Points

3

$170.00

16-20 MPH Over Limit

4

$180.00

16-25 MPH Over Limit on Highway

3

$180.00

21+ MPH Over Limit

4

$195.00

26+ MPH Over Limit on Highway

4

$195.00

 

Turns/Passing

Violation

Points

Fee

Improper Passing

3

$150.00

Drove Left of Center

2

$150.00

Failed to Signal/Observe

2

$150.00

Prohibited Turn

2

$150.00


Waivable Violations
There are two options available to waive a violation:

  • Present the ticket to any law enforcement officer to certify correction of ticket, then mail or bring the ticket to the Court at the address on the front of the ticket within 14 days of the issuance date.
  • Mail, email, or fax in your proof(s) to the court within 14 days of the issuance date.

No Proof of Insurance

  • If your vehicle was covered with insurance at the time the ticket was issued and you can prove it, and your proof is presented to the court by the due date, then the fines and costs will be waived.
  • If your vehicle was covered with insurance at the time the ticket was issued and you can prove it, and your proof is presented to the court after the due date, the fines and costs will be $145.00.
  • If you purchase insurance after you were issued the ticket and your proof is presented to the court before the due date, the fines and costs will be $170.00.
  • You MUST present the proof of insurance card from your insurance copy for the fine to be reduced.  Phone copies are not accepted because of financial auditing requirements.

No Proof of Registration

  • If you have a valid certificate of registration on the date the ticket was issued and it is presented to the court by the due date, the ticket will be waived.  You MUST present the actual certificate of registration for the fine to be waived.   
  • If you do not have a valid certificate of registration then fines and costs will be $150.00. 

Failed to Display Valid Operator’s License

  • If you have a valid license on the date the ticket was issued and it is presented to the court by the due date, the ticket will be waived. 


THIS SCHEDULE OF FINES/COSTS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, COVERS THE MOST FREQUENT VIOLATIONS, AND APPLIES TO PAYMENTS ACCEPTED ON OR BEFORE THE APPEARANCE DATE, BUT DOES NOT APPLY TO CASES HEARD IN COURT.

NOTE: A PORTION OF THE FINE/COST IS COLLECTED DUE TO LEGISLATION AND IS TRANSMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE STATE TREASURY.