Steele Municipal Court Fines & Court Cost

(A) Schedule of fines for Traffic Offenses.  If a defendant in a district-court or municipal court

case elects to plead guilty before a magistrate to one of the traffic offenses listed in the

schedule below, the fine established in this schedule shall apply:

OFFENSES

FINE

COST

TOTAL

Allowing child under 16 to operate vehicle

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Bicycle – no lamps or reflector

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Blocking highway

 $    30.00

 $  175.00

 $         205.00

Casting a light from a public road (nuisance spotlighting)

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

Clinging to vehicle

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Coasting

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Crossing a fire hose

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Disobeying traffic control devices on a controlled-access highway

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Driving on beach or sand dunes

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

Driving on wrong side of road

 $    30.00

 $  175.00

 $         205.00

Driving through or around a barricade/fense/warning sign/detour sign

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Driving under the minimum speed

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Driving upon sidwalk

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Driving with vision obscured

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Entering highway closed by state trooper

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Expired License

32-6-1(b)

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Expired Tag

32-6-219

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Failure to affix tinting-compliance label

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Failure to dim headlights

 $    10.00

 $  175.00

 $         185.00

Failure to display flare or warning devices

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Failure to exercise care

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Failure to move over or reduce speed when approaching enforcement

or emergency vehicles.

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

Failure to move to the right upon approach of emergency vehicle

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Failure to obey pedestrian-control signals

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Failure to obey the instructions of any official traffic-control device

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Failure to stop at railroad crossing

 $    10.00

 $  175.00

 $         185.00

Failure to stop when emerging from alley, driveway, or building

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Failure to use child restraint

32-5-222

 $    25.00

 $  175.00

 $         200.00

Failure to wear safety belt

32-5B-4

 $    25.00

 $    16.00

 $            41.00

Failure to yield right-of-way

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Failure to yield to emergency vehicle

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Following emergency vehicle

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Following too closely

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Hitchhiking

 $    10.00

 $  175.00

 $         185.00

Impeding the flow of traffic

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper access to controlled-access roadway

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper backing

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper brakes

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper horn

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper lane change

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper land usage

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper length/width of a motor bus

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

Improper lights

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper motorcycle operation

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper muffler

 $    10.00

 $  175.00

 $         185.00

Improper or no rearview mirror

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper passing

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper passing on a motorcycle

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper riding of a bicycle on a roadway

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper signal

 $    10.00

 $  175.00

 $         185.00

Improper stopping or parking on or in highway(general)

 $    30.00

 $  175.00

 $         205.00

Improper stopping, standing,or parking in specified places

 $    30.00

 $  175.00

 $         205.00

Improper stopping, standing, or parking outside of business or residence

 $    30.00

 $  175.00

 $         205.00

Improper tag

 $    25.00

 $  175.00

 $         200.00

Improper tag classification

 $    25.00

 $  175.00

 $         200.00

Improper tires

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper turn

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improper use of clearly indicated divided highway

 $    30.00

 $  175.00

 $         205.00

Improper window tinting

32-5C-2

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improperly driving over the center line of a four-lane roadway

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Improperly opening and closing vehicle doors

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Insurance – allowing the operation of a vehicle without insurance

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Insurance – display of invalid insurance

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Insurance – failure or refusal to display

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Insurance – operating a vehicle the registration of which is suspended

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Insurance – operating a vehicle without insurance

32-7A-4

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Littering highway

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

Making a U-Turn

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Motorcycle – no shoes

 $    10.00

 $  175.00

 $         185.00

No CD license

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

No flag, flares, or other warning devices

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

No helmet (motorcycle rider)

 $    10.00

 $  175.00

 $         185.00

No motorcycle endorsement

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

No permit (oversized width, height, length)

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

No plainly visible tag

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

No red or orange flag or red light or amber strobe

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

No reflect device on slow-moving vehicles

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

No reflectors on tractor

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Obstructing driver’s view

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Operating a motor vehicle without a driver’s license in Poss.

* 32-6-9

 $    25.00

 $  225.00

 $         250.00

Overweight/overheight/overlength truck

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

Parking more than 18 inches from curb

 $    30.00

 $  175.00

 $         205.00

Pedestrian entering or remaining on bridge or railroad crossing

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Pedestrian on highway

 $    10.00

 $  175.00

 $         185.00

Pedestrains not yielding to authorized emergency vehicles

 $    10.00

 $  175.00

 $         185.00

Refusal to weigh

 $  300.00

 $  175.00

 $         475.00

Riding in house trailer

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Running Red Light

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Running Stop Sign

32-5A-112

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Shifting Load

 $    25.00

 $  175.00

 $         200.00

Slowing or stopping without proper signal

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Speeding:

32-5A-171

Less than 25 MPH over posted speed limit

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

25 MPH or more over posted speed limit

 $    40.00

 $  175.00

 $         215.00

Speed – exceeding reasonable and prudent

 $    20.00

 $  175.00

 $         195.00

Spilling load

 $    25.00

 $  175.00

 $         200.00

Stopping on highway

 $    30.00

 $  175.00

 $         205.00

Switched personalized license plate

32-6-52

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

Texting While Driving

 $    25.00

 $  175.00

 $         200.00

Towing or hauling a disabled vehicle

 $    50.00

 $  175.00

 $         225.00

Unattended motor vehicle

 $    25.00

 $  175.00

 $         200.00

Unloading logs, lumber, etc., on or near highway

 $    25.00

 $  175.00

 $         200.00

Violating driver’s license restriction or endorsement

*

32-6-12

 $    10.00

 $  225.00

 $         235.00

Violating oversized-load permit

 $  100.00

 $  175.00

 $         275.00

CONSTRUCTION ZONE OFFENSES

Allowing child under the age of 16 to operate motor vehicle

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Bicycle – no lamps or reflector

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Blocking highway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Casting a light from a public road (nuisance spotlighting)

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Clinging to vehicle

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Coasting

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Crossing a fire hose

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Disobeying traffic-control devices on a controlled- access highway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Driving on wrong side of road

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Driving under the minimum speed

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Driving upon sidewalk

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Driving with vision obscured

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Entering highway closed by state trooper

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to dim headlights

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Fialure to display flare or warning devices

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to exercise care

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to move over or reduce speed when approaching enforcement or

emergeny vehicles

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Fialure to move to the right upon approach of emergency vehicle

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to obey pedestrian-control signals

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to obey the instructions of any official traffic-control device

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to stop at railroad crossing

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to stopo when emerging from alley, driveway, or building

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to use child restraint

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to yield right-of-way

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Failure to yield to emergency vehicle

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Following too closely

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Hitchhiking

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Impeding the flow of traffic

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper access to controlled-access roadway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper backing

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper brakes

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper horn

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper lane change

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper lights

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper motorcycle operation

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper muffler

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper or no rearview mirror

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper passing

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper passing on a motorcycle

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper riding of a bicycle on a roadway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper signal

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper stopping or parking on or in highway (general)

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper stopping, standing, or parking in specified places

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper stopping, standing, or parking outside of business or residence

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper tires

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper turn

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improper use of clearly indicated divided highway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improperly driving over the center line of a four-lane roadway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Improperly opening and closing vehicle doors

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Littering highway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Making a U-turn

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Motorcycle – no shoes

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

No flag, flares, or other warning device

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

No helmet (motorcyle rider)

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

No red or organge flag or red light or amber strobe

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

No reflect device on slow-moving vehicles

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

No relectors on tractor

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Obstructing driver’s view

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Parking more than 18 inches from curb

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Pedestrian entering or remaining on bridge or railroad crossing

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Pedestrian on highway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Pedestrian not yielding to authorized emergency vehicles

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Riding in house trailer

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Running red light

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Running stop sign

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Shifing load

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Slowing or stopping without a proper signal

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Speeding

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Speed- exceeding reasonable and prudent

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Spilling load

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Stopping on highway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Texting while driving

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Towing or hauling a disabled vehicle

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Unattended motor vehicle

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

Unloading logs, lumber, etc., on or near highway

$250.00

$175.00

$425.00

*This amount does not include the $50 penalty imposed pursuant to 32-6-18 and 32-6-19, Ala.

Code 1975.