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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 $50
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 $75
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 11/25/13.