Traffic Offenses

Traffic Offenses that do not require a court appearance:
Violation Fine Costs Total
Allowing Child Under the Age of 16 to Drive $50.00 $159.00 $209.00
Driving on Wrong Side of Road $30.00 $159.00 $189.00
Following Too Closely $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Failure to Dim Headlights $10.00 $159.00 $169.00
Failure to Use Child Restraints $25.00 $159.00 $184.00
Fail to Obey Police or Fire Traffic Direction $30.00 $159.00 $189.00
Fail to Yield Emergency Vehicle $50.00 $159.00 $209.00
Fail to Yield Right of Way $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Following Emergency Vehicle $50.00 $159.00 $209.00
Improper Backing $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Improper Passing $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Improper Turn $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Imp. Tag Expired Tag $25.00 $159.00 $179.00
Improper Signal $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Improper Backs, Lights $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Improper Tires $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Improper Use of Divided Hwy/Stopping on Hwy $30.00 $159.00 $189.00
Improper or No Rearview Mirror $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
No Driver’s License in Possession $25.00 $159.00 $184.00
No Helmet (Motorcycle) $10.00 $159.00 $169.00
Obstructing Driver’s View $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Passing School Bus or Church Bus $50.00 $159.00 $209.00
Pedestrian Under the Influence $10.00 $159.00 $169.00
Running Red Light $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Running Stop Sign $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Seat Belt Violation $41.00
Switched Tag $100.00 $159.00 $259.00
Speeding (less than 25 mph over posted limit) $20.00 $159.00 $179.00
Speeding (25 mph over posted limit) $40.00 $159.00 $199.00
Spilling Load or Litter $25.00 $159.00 $184.00
Violating Driver’s License Restriction $10.00 $159.00 $169.00
No Driver’s License $25.00 $159.00 $184.00
Window Tint Violation $20.00 $159.00 $179.00

The court office is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Court is held each Monday at 1:00 p.m. in Guntersville Town Hall located at 340 Blount Avenue.

For more information contact the office at (256) 571-7579.
Delana Weaver,
Magistrate
Amanda Chastain,
Court Magistrate
Marsha Mills,
Court Magistrate
Byron Waldrop,
Municipal Court Judge