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Orleans Parish Traffic Fines – Schedule of Penalties:
Fines are set by the Louisiana Legislature and the New Orleans City Council.
1-9 mph over the speed limit: $116.00
10-14 mph over the speed limit: $216.00
15-20 mph over the speed limit: $241.00
21 mph or more over the speed limit: court appearance requirement
Failure to wear seat belt:
Failure to use child restraint:
Court appearance requirement
Failure to obey traffic signs, impeding traffic, improper turns:
Improper lane usage:
Brake tag (none or expired), failure to use reasonable care:
Driving against traffic, failure to obey officers signal, failure to yield, following too closely, improper starting/ backing, no registration, red light, stop sign, title transfer and no title:
Careless operation, passing stopped school bus:
A mandatory court appearance is required for the following:
- Fraudulent use of brake tag
- Hit and run
- No drivers license
- No proof of insurance
- Reckless operation
Violation of a state statute incurs an additional $20.00 charge to cover costs. You can tell if your charge is a state one by looking at the front of your citation above the appearance date. If the code begins with “154” then it is a New Orleans city violation. However, if the code begins with “32”, “14”, “47” or “55” then it is a Louisiana state violation and you will be responsible for the additional $20.00 charge.
Keep in mind that paying a traffic ticket is an admission of guilt! If you are cited for a moving violation and you pay the ticket, you may receive points on you license which will cause your insurance rates to go up. Fighting a ticket is your only option to avoid points on your driver's license. Bloom Legal is experienced in fighting traffic tickets in Orleans Parish traffic court, and other parish traffic courts, including Jefferson Parish traffic court, St. Bernard Parish traffic court, St. Charles Parish traffic court, Plaquemines Parish traffic court, St. Tammany Parish traffic court, Tangipahoa Parish traffic court, Livingston Parish traffic court or St. John the Baptist Parish traffic court. Call Bloom Legal today to start fighting your traffic ticket and protecting your driver's license and insurance!
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