Public Notice - Traffic Amnesty Program

On June 24, 2015, the Governor signed into law a one-time amnesty program for unpaid traffic and non-traffic infraction tickets. The program begins October 1, 2015 and ends March 31, 2017. Persons with unpaid tickets with a violation date on or before January 1, 2013 who have not made a payment after September 30, 2015 may be eligible to have both their debt reduced by 50 or 80 percent depending on income, and their driver license reinstated, unless an exclusion applies.

For questions, please contact the Court Amnesty Line: (925) 942-6400, or AllianceOne: (877) 541-8420.
For more information, see the Traffic Amnesty Program page.

Online Services for Traffic

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Traffic School

You may be eligible to attended traffic school. Click the link below for more information:

Courtesy Notice

Although not required to do so, the court will send a courtesy notice to the address listed on the citation, along with:

  • Your court date and time
  • How much you owe
  • Whether you can go to traffic school
  • Any proof of correction you might need

You must take care of your traffic ticket on time - even if you do not get a courtesy notice.

Failure to Appear or Pay

If you do not take care of your traffic ticket by the date shown on the courtesy notice:

  • You may be assessed a fee of $300
  • The DMV may place a hold on your driver’s license
  • Your driver's license could be suspended
  • Your case may be referred to the court's collection agency: AllianceOne.

If you get a notice telling you that a $300 civil assessment fee has been added, it means you did not go to the scheduled court hearing and/or you did not pay the fine.

The only way to ask a judge to consider canceling this fee is to fill out and file a
TR-121 Defendant's Request and Declaration to Vacate Form and include supporting documentation.
(For help, click here: TR-122 Defendant's Request to Vacate Instructions)

Written Plea Form - Request For Payment [TR-123]

Formulario de admisión escrita y Solicitud de pagos mensuales [TR-123s]