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Alger County District Court
101 Court St, Munising, MI 49862

DISTRICT COURT TRAFFIC FINES AND COSTS
Effective: 09/01/10

     Office Hours: Mon-Fri
     8:00am - 4:00 pm
  Phone: (906) 387-3879
  Fax:     (906) 387-2688
Violation Fines and Costs Points
Speeding 1-5 over $100.00 2
Speeding 6 over $105.00 2
Speeding 7 over $110.00 2
Speeding 8 over $115.00 2
Speeding 9 over  $120.00 2
Speeding 10 over $125.00 2
Speeding 11 over $130.00 3
Speeding 12 over $135.00 3
Speeding 13 over $140.00 3
Speeding 14 over $145.00 3
Speeding 15 over  $150.00 3
Speeding 16 over  $155.00 4
Speeding 17 over  $160.00 4
Speeding 18 over $165.00 4
Speeding 19 over $170.00 4
Speeding 20 over $175.00 4
Speeding 21 over $180.00 4
Speeding 22 over $185.00 4
Speeding 23 over $190.00 4
Speeding 24 over $195.00 4
Speeding 25 over $200.00 4
Speeding 26 over $205.00 4
Speeding 27 over $210.00 4
Speeding 28 over $215.00 4
Speeding 29 over $220.00 4
Speeding 30 over $225.00 4
Speeding 31 over $230.00 4
Speeding 32 over $235.00 4
Speeding 33 over and above $240.00 4
(Moving violations in Construction Zones DOUBLES the fines)
   
Allow dog at large $135.00  
Allow dog to bark $115.00  
Avoid traffic control device $100.00 2
Careless driving $175.00 3
Careless driving w/accident $195.00 3
Child restraint violation $85.00 0
Defective equipment $95.00
(waived on repair)
0
Disobey crossing guard $150.00 3
Disobey stop sign $115.00 3
Disobey stop sign w/accident $125.00 3
Drove left of center $115.00 2
Drove left of center w/accident $125.00 2
Drove while license expired $125.00 2
Drove while unlicensed $150.00 2
Drove while license suspended $250.00 2
Fail to display ops $90.00
(waived on proof)
0
Fail to change address $100.00 0
Fail to stop in assured clear distance-VBSL $115.00 2
Fail to stop in assured clear distance w/accident-VBSL $125.00 2
Fail  to stop at RR crossing $115.00 3
Fail to stop for school bus $275.00 3
Fail to stop leaving private drive $115.00 2
Fail to stop leaving private drive w/accident $125.00 2
Fail to dim headlights $100.00 2
Fail to yield $115.00 2
Fail to yield w/accident $125.00 2
Fail to yield to stationary emergency vehicle $150.00 4
Possession of fireworks $115.00  
Littering  $200.00  
Fail to use due care and caution stationary emergency vehicle $150.00 4
Follow too closely $115.00 2
Follow too closely w/accident $125.00 2
Improper lane use $115.00 2
Improper lane use w/accident $125.00 2
Improper passing $115.00 2
Improper passing w/accident $125.00 2
Improper turn $115.00 2
Improper turn w/accident $125.00 2
Handicap parking violation $165.00 0
MIP first offense $133.00  
MIP second offense $250.00
16 hrs. CSW, Life Skills
 
Minor transport/possess open intoxicants $150.00  
No proof of insurance $175.00
(waived w/proof)
0
Obstructing traffic $65.00  
Refuse PBT/motor vehicle $200.00 0
Refuse PBT/non motor vehicle $120.00 0
Registration violation $135.00 0
Registration violation 31 days or more $135.00 0
Improper registration $135.00 0
Violation of license restrictions (no glasses etc) $75.00 2
Violation of restricted license $200.00 2
Seatbelt violation $65.00 0
Texting (first volation) $150.00 0
Texting (first w/accident) $200.00  
Texting (second or subsequent) $250.00  
Texting (second or sub w/acc) $300.00  
Transport/possess open intoxicants in motor vehicle $150.00 2
Transport/possess open intoxicants in motor vehicle second $200.00 2
Unlicensed dog(s) $85.00
(dismiss w/proof of license)
 
Unnecessary noise $70.00  
Minor possess tobacco $70.00  
Littering-motor vehicle $200.00  
Failure to report accident $165.00  
   
Snowmobile and ORV Violations
Fail to properly display decal $75.00  
Fail to purchase decal (trail permit) $75.00  
Drove while license suspended $250.00  
Operate w/expired or no registration $133.00  
Operate w/no registration on person but purchased $60.00  
Operate on highway $135.00  
Operate at unreasonable speed $135.00  
Operate against flow of traffic $135.00  
Operate on railroad tracks $135.00  
Operate w/out helmet $115.00  
Operate on public lands $135.00  
Allow minor to operate ORV $135.00  
Operating two abreast $115.00  
No cycle endorsement $90.00  
Blocking roadway $100.00  
Careless operation $195.00  
Failure to stop before entering highway $155.00  
ORV does not get registered only licensed through the DNR and they issue sticker $71.00  
   
DNR Violations
Attempt to take fish w/illegal device or method $133.00  
Bait bear more than 15 days prior to season $133.00  
Blind out too early $75.00  
Burn w/out permit $135.00  
Fail to pay campsite fee $75.00  
Failure to fill kill tag correctly $150.00  
Fish too many lines $133.00  
Fish unattended lines $133.00  
Fish closed waters $133.00  
Foul hooked fish $133.00  
Hunt over illegal bait $133.00  
Excessive amount of bait $225.00  
Hunt closed area $133.00  
Illegal blind $133.00  
Littering (dumping garbage, etc) $250.00  
Loaded gun motor vehicle $250.00  
Loaded gun boat $250.00  
No hunter orange $133.00  
No license (hunting/fishing) $133.00  
No or insufficient PFD's $75.00  
Possess artificial light while transporting firearm or bow $200.00  
Possess uncased gun/bow motor vehicle $133.00  
Possess over limit fish $133.00  
Possess undersized fish $133.00  
Purchase hunting license while revoked  $250.00  
Recreational trespass $133.00  
No trout stamp $133.00  
Fail to obtain a non-resident license $350.00  
Shine in November $200.00  
Transport/possess gun in game area w/out license $133.00  
   
Commercial Vehicle Fines and Costs
Appropriate fees not paid $250.00  
Insecure load $150.00  
Log book violation $140.00  
No fuel tax permit $50.00  
No medical certificate $50.00
(w/proof dismiss)
 
Operate w/out proper endorsement $150.00  
Overweight, axle only  $150.00  
Overwidth, overlength $150.00  
Registration violation $300.00  
Unqualified driver $150.00  

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Call the court for penalty amount for moving violations in construction zones. No proofs of insurance fines are $151.00, but citation will be dismissed if proof that insurance was in effect at the time of the ticket is provided to the court within 10 days.

READ THE BACK COPY OF YOU CITATION CAREFULLY

Payment by mail must be by check or money order. Make checks and money orders payable to the 93rd District Court. THE SIGNED CITATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE COURT WITHIN 10 DAYS FROM THE DATE THE CITATION WAS ISSUED. AFTER 14 DAYS, ADDITIONAL COSTS WILL BE IMPOSED AND YOU DRIVER’S LICENSE IS SUBJECT TO SUSPENSION.

If you posted a bond with the officer, and it is the correct amount of your ticket, and you wish to admit responsibility, you must sign the back of your ticket admitting responsibility and mail or FAX this to the Court. Once we receive you plea, we will apply the bond posted.

DEFECTIVE EQUIPTMENT VIOLATIONS: Read the reverse of you citation and make sure you send the copy to this Court after being signed off by a law enforcement agency.

Alger County is named for Russell A. Alger, a Michigan Governor and US Senator.

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