Moving Violations-Traffic Citations

To Contest a Citation:


If you have received a moving violation, white and yellow in color, and would like to contest the charge, please come in on your court date and time listed at the bottom of your citation.

To Plead to a Citation:


If you have received a moving violation, white and yellow in color, and would like to plead guilty or no contest to the charge please do one of the following:
  1. Contact the court by phone at 304-284-7497 and tell the clerk you would like to plead to your citation. Please have your citation number available.
  2. Report to the Court in person
  3. Contact the Court by mail. Complete the back of your citation and send it in - Please be sure and check guilty or no contest and sign.

Payment


If you have chosen to plead guilty or no contest to the citation please note the following time-frame for payments due:
  • Those who hold a West Virginia drivers license - 180 days from the plea date
  • Those who hold an out of state drivers license - 80 days from the plea date
Please be sure to plead to your citation in order to avoid a possible license suspension

Moving Violations

Violation
Fee
Child seatbelt not in use
$40
Collision with unattended vehicle
$157
Cell phone
$100
Defective equipment
$90
Disregard traffic light
$157
Disregard traffic sign
$157
Driving against traffic
$132
Driving divided highway
$147
Driving on marked lanes
$147
Driving left of center
$132
Driving on sidewalk
$132
Driving suspended or revoked
$207
Driving without headlights
$132
Expired drivers license
$90
Expired mvi sticker or no mvi sticker
$90
Failure to comply to officers signal
$147
Failure to use due care
$147
Failure to render aid and give information
$232
Failure to report an accident
$157
Failure to yield right of way
$157
Failure to yield emergency vehicle
$157
Failure to yield for pedestrian in crosswalk
$157
Following too closely
$132
Four in front seat
$90
Hazardous driving
$157
Hit and run
$232
Hitting street fixture
$132
Illegal turn
$132
Impeding flow of traffic
$132
Improper backing
$142
Improper display of license plate
$90
Improper passing
$132
Improper registration
$90
Lane change no signal
$132
Leave the scene of accident
$157
Motorcycle safety equipment
$132
No operators
$157
No insurance
$265
No registration or expired registration
$90
No seatbelt in use
$25
Obstructing drivers view
$142
Obstructing intersection or crosswalk
$127
Opening door into a traffic lane
$127
Overload in city streets
$202
Passing on the right
$127
Passing stopped school bus
$162
Peeling tires, cracking/loud exhaust
$132
Permitting unlicensed driver
$142
Pulling into the face of oncoming traffic
$152
Reckless driving
$162
Shortcutting
$137
Speeding 1-4 mph
$127
Speeding 5-9 mph
$137
Speeding 10-14 mph
$147
Speeding 15-19 mph
$157
Speeding 20-24 mph
$167
Speeding 25 mph and over
$182
Speeding 1-4 over school limit
$132
Speeding 5-9 mph over school limit
$147
Speeding 10-14 mph over school limit
$157
Speeding 15-19 mph over school limit
$167
Speeding 20-24 mph over school limit
$177
Speeding 25+ mph over school limit
$192
Riding outside or jumping from vehicle
$132
Unsecured load
$207