Fines for Common Traffic Violations
Driving safety in the District of Columbia is a priority of the Metropolitan Police Department. Whether your traffic violation is captured by a photo enforcement camera or you're pulled over by a member of the Department, if you commit a violation, you will be fined.
Common traffic violations and their fines are listed below.
|Violation Category||Violation Code||Violation||Fine|
|Red Light||T113||Red Light||$150|
|Speeding||T118||Speeding 1-10 mph over limit||$50|
|T119||Speeding 11-15 mph over limit||$100|
|T120||Speeding 16-20 mph over limit||$150|
|T121||Speeding 21-25 mph over limit||$200|
|T122||Speeding 26 + mph over limit||$300|
|Gridlock||T206||Failure to clear an intersection||$100|
|Pedestrian Safety||T128||Failure to stop at a stop sign||$50|
|T751||Overtaking a vehicle stopped at a crosswalk for a pedestrian||$250|
|T759||Failure to yield right of way to a pedestrian||$250|
|Commercial Vehicles||T167||Overweight Commercial Vehicle||$250 +|
|T339||Over height Commercial Vehicle restrictions||$250|
|T710||Use of truck restricted route||$150|
Violations current at of 12/20/12.