Traffic Division

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday-Friday, 8 A.M. - 4 P.M. (Phones close at 3:30 P.M.)

703-246-2815
TTY 711

4110 Chain Bridge Road, Room 106
Fairfax, VA 22030

Jessica Spade,
Division Manager

Prepayable Offenses List

For any offense listed below, a defendant may enter a written appearance, waiver of court hearing, plea of guilty, and prepay their fines and costs. For offenses not listed below, a court hearing is required.

This schedule is applied uniformly throughout Virginia, and a clerk or magistrate may not change the amount of the fine when accepting prepayments. This schedule does not restrict the amount of the fine a judge may impose for an offense listed here if the case is not prepaid and a court hearing is held.

Please call the Traffic Clerk's Office at 703-246-2815 or the Criminal Clerk's Office at 703-246-3305 if your charge is not listed below. Some traffic charges, such as DWI, Reckless Driving, and Driving on a Suspended License, cannot be prepaid. Many criminal charges cannot be prepaid.

The total below includes court costs/processing fees, which must be paid in full for a single ticket. If you received multiple tickets, please subtract $51 for each traffic summons after the first, and subtract $61 for each criminal summons after the first.

To verify the proper total, call the appropriate division or use the online payment system.  More information is available on the Pay a Fine page.

 Code Description Total
3-4.4 No county/city/town dog tag $117
3-4.4 Fail to have dog wear County/City/Town dog tag $117
3-4.4 Fail to vaccinate dog or cat against rabies $127 with proof of vaccination
3-16 Dog running at large or unrestricted $127
4.1-308 Drinking in public $117
5-1-1 Drunk in public $117
5-1-1 Curse or swear in public $117
9-7 Failure to pay full time and attention $97
9-68 No or expired Vienna Town sticker $87
10-34 Drunk in public $117
18.2-125 Trespassing at cemetery at night $127
18.2-128 Trespass on school or church property $127
18.2-159 Trespass on railroad track $127
18.2-322 Spitting in public $107
18.2-323.1 Drinking while driving $127
18.2-388 Drunk in public $117
18.2-388 Curse or swear in public $117
18.2-416 Using abusive language to another $152
18.2-504.1 Unlawful name change $152 
29.1-335 Fishing without a license $170 with proof of valid fishing license
29.1-530.1 Fail to wear blaze orange required $117
29.1-702(A) Fail to register boat $167
29.1-703 Expired boat registration $117
29.1-735(C) Operate vessel without safety equipment $127
33.2-501 Driving in violation of HOV Lane Restrictions $192
33.2-501 Driving in violation of HOV Lane Restrictions 2nd offense $317
33.2-501 Driving in violation of HOV Lane Restrictions 3rd offense $567
33.2-501 Driving in violation of HOV Lane Restrictions 4th  offense $1067
41.1-2-1 Fail to vaccinate dog or cat against rabies $127 with proof of vaccination
41.1-2-2 No county/city/town dog tag $117
41.1-2-2 Fail to have dog wear county/city/town dog tag $117
41.1-2-4 Dog running at large or unrestricted $127
42-156 Blocking an intersection $97
42-333 No or expired Herndon Town sticker $117
42-8 Failure to pay full time and attention $97
42-9 Failure to maintain proper control of vehicle $97
46-16 Drunk in public $117
46.2-104 Failure to carry license or registration $77
46.2-111 Failure to use proper warning device when vehicle disabled in highway: bus truck trailer house trailer or mobile home $87
46.2-111 Vehicle transporting inflammable liquids $87
46.2-111 Failure to use red flags when vehicle disabled $87
46.2-600 Failure to obtain registration $92
46.2-613 Expired registration unlicensed vehicle possess lend reg/ol not entitled $92
46.2-646 Expired registration $92
46.2-711 Failure to display license plate $92
46.2-715 Improper display of license plate $92
46.2-716 Improperly mounted license plate $92
46.2-800.1 Unlawful riding of animal on highway at night $97
46.2-802 Improper failure to drive on right side of highway $167
46.2-803 Improper failure to keep right in crossing highway intersection $97
46.2-803 Improper failure to keep right in crossing highway intersection by railroad right of way $97
46.2-804(1) Failure to drive at approximate speed authorized for lane in which vehicle is moving on highway where "slow moving traffic" lane is designated $167
46.2-804(1) Failure of slow moving traffic to keep right $167
46.2-804(2) Improperly driving in center $167
46.2-804(2) Changing lane without first ascertaining safety of move $167
46.2-804(3) Improperly driving in center lane of 3-lane highway $167
46.2-804(5) Improperly crossing solid line driver's lane $167
46.2-804(6) Improperly crossing double solid line $167
46.2-805 Entering or traveling in lane over which red signal is shown $97
46.2-806 Failure to move in designated direction on one-way roadway $97
46.2-807 Failure to drive to right of rotary traffic island $97
46.2-808 Pedestrian bicycle animal moped prohibited on controlled access highway $97
46.2-811 Coasting on downgrade with gears in neutral $97
46.2-812 Driving more than 13 hours in a 24-hour period $97
46.2-812 Causing or permitting vehicle to be driven more than 13 hours in a 24-hour period $97
46.2-813 Occupation of trailer being towed on highways $97
46.2-814 Driving through pedestrian safety zone $97
46.2-816 Motor vehicle following another more closely that is reasonable or prudent $97
46.2-820 Failure of driver on left to yield to driver on right entering intersection at same time $97
46.2-821 Failure to obey "yield right of way" sign at intersection $97
46.2-821 Failure to stop and yield when approaching intersection of highway controlled by stop sign $97
46.2-821 Failure to slow down or stop and yield when approaching intersection on highway controlled by "yield right of way" sign $97
46.2-822 Failure of driver approaching or entering traffic circle to yield to driver already in traffic circle $97
46.2-824 Failure to yield at uncontrolled "T" intersection $97
46.2-825 Failure of driver turning left to yield to oncoming vehicle $97
46.2-825 Failure to yield to left turning vehicle given right of way automatic signal device $97
46.2-826 Failure to stop and yield when entering public highway or sidewalk from private road etc. $97
46.2-827 Failure to yield to U.S. Armed Services National Guard etc. $97
46.2-828 Failure to yield to funeral procession under police escort $97
46.2-829 Failure to yield right of way to emergency vehicle $97
46.2-830 Failure to obey highway sign $97
46.2-833 Failure to obey traffic light $167
46.2-833.1 Evasion of traffic control devices $117
46.2-835 Illegal right turn on red $117
46.2-836 Illegal left turn on red $117
46.2-837 Failure to remain on right side of highway when meeting vehicle proceeding in opposite direction $97
46.2-838 Driving too close to vehicle being overtaken in same direction $97
46.2-838 Returning to right side of highway before safely clear of overtaken vehicle $97
46.2-841 Improperly passing to the right of a vehicle proceeding in same direction  $97
46.2-842 Failure to give way to the right to overtaking vehicle $97
46.2-842 Improperly increasing speed when passed by overtaking vehicle $97
46.2-842.1 Failure to give way to overtaking vehicle when driving abreast on divided highway $97
46.2-843 Passing when left turn is not clearly visible $97
46.2-843 Passing on left when oncoming traffic is too near to permit it in safety  $97
46.2-843 Truck or tractor and trailer impeding passage of following traffic by passing another truck or tractor and trailer on upgrade $97
46.2-845 Improper U turn: Within business district city or town U turn other than at intersection $97
46.2-845 U turn on a curve or approaching crest of hill where not visible to vehicles approaching in any direction within 500 feet $97
46.2-846(A)(1) Unauthorized right turn from other than right hand curb or edge of roadway $97
46.2-846(A)(2) On a two-way roadway unauthorized left turn from other than lane nearest center lane $97
46.2-846(A)(3) On other than two-way roadway unauthorized left turn from other than left-most available lane $97
46.2-846(B) Failure to follow marker button or sign of local authority $97
46.2-848 Starting backing stopping or turning without first seeing that such amove can be made in safety $97
46.2-849 Improper signals $97
46.2-850 Improper change of course after giving signal $97
46.2-851 Failure to signal prior to moving standing vehicle into traffic $97
46.2-870 through 46.2-872; 46.2-874,46.2-875, 46.2-878 Speeding $6.00 per mile over limit plus $67 cost
46.2-873 Speeding at school crossing $7.00 per mile over limit plus $67 cost
46.2-877 Impeding traffic by slow speed $97
46.2-878.1 Speeding highway work zone $7.00 per mile over limit plus $67 cost
46.2-878.2 Speeding in a residential district $8.00 per mile over limit plus $67 cost plus $200
46.2-884 Failure to obey railroad warning signal $97
46.2-885 Proceeding improperly at railroad grade crossing $97
46.2-886 Vehicles carrying passengers for hire school bus or truck with flammable or explosive cargo $97
46.2-887 Proceeding at railroad crossing with tractor, steam shovel $97
46.2-888 Vehicle improperly stopped or parked on highway $87
46.2-890 Parked or stopped at or near fire or accident so as to cause traffic hazard or interfere with emergency operations $87
46.2-893 Stopping bus or truck on highway to unload passenger or cargo $97
46.2-905 Riding bicycle improperly on roadway $82
46.2-906 Carrying articles improperly on bicycle $82
46.2-910(A) Operating or riding a motorcycle without helmet; operating motorcycle without face shield goggles or safety windshield $92
46.2-912 Operating motorcycle without headlight horn or rearview mirror at certain times $97
46.2-915.1 Unlawful use of all-terrain vehicle $97
46.2-921 Following too near fire apparatus $97
46.2-921 Parking too near fire apparatus $87
46.2-921.1 Failure to yield right of way or reduce speed when approaching stopped vehicle with flashing blue red or amber lights $167
46.2-923 Malicious or careless interference with vehicle passage $82
46.2-924 Failure to yield to pedestrian in clearly marked crosswalk or at intersection $97
46.2-925 Failure to observe pedestrian control signals $82
46.2-926 Stepping into street where driver's vision is obscured $82
46.2-927 Failure to yield to pedestrian boarding or alighting from a bus $97
46.2-928 Failure to walk on left edge of roadway where no sidewalk $82
46.2-929 Soliciting rides $82
46.2-930 Unlawful loitering on bridge $82
46.2-932 Playing on streets or highways $82
46.2-947 with speed statute Speeding highway safety corridor Double the calculated fine for that statute plus $67 cost
46.2-1002 Use of unapproved equipment $97
46.2-1003 Use of defective or unsafe equipment $97
46.2-1010  Insufficient lighting equipment generally $97
46.2-1011 Less than two proper headlights on auto trucks busses etc $97
46.2-1012 Motorcycle without proper headlight $97
46.2-1012 Motorcycle with more than two headlights $97
46.2-1013 Improper rear lights $97
46.2-1014 Improper brake lights $97
46.2-1014.1 Failure of car to be equipped with supplemental high mount stop light $97
46.2-1015 Bicycle without proper headlights $82
46.2-1015 Bicycle without rear reflector or light $82
46.2-1016 Improper lighting equipment on all other mobile equipment $97
46.2-1017 Improper demension or marker lights generally $97
46.2-1018 Vehicles or loads extending 35 feet $97
46.2-1019 Spotlights or ditchlights more than two $97
46.2-1019 Aimed left of highway center or more than 100 feet ahead of vehicle $97
46.2-1019 unapproved type $97
46.2-1019 Use in conjunction with or in place of headlights except in emergency $97
 46.2-1028 Improper use of auxillary lamps on emergency vehicles $97
46.2-1030 Failure to display headlights at night or during poor time of visibility $97
46.2-1030 Driving with excessive lights for purpose of general illuminaton ahead of vehicle $97
46.2-1030 Failure to display warning lights properly $97
46.2-1031 Headlights improperly aimed or of improper intensity single beam headlights $97
46.2-1032 Headlights improperly aimed or of improper intensity multiple beam headlights $97
46.2-1034 Failure to dim headlights $97
46.2-1035 Failure to dim headlights on parked vehicle $87
46.2-1037 Vehicle parked or stopped on highway without lights at night or during low visibility $87
46.2-1038 Lack of or inadequate signal device $97
46.2-1039 Lack of inadequate signal device $97
46.2-1040 Failure to use flashing signals when stopped on highway $97
46.2-1041 Improper or inadequate tires:  violation of restrictions on solid rubber tires $97
46.2-1043 Operation of vehicle with insufficient tire tread $97
46.2-1044 Improper use of studded tires $97
46.2-1047 Muffler cutout straight exhaust or gutted muffler $97
46.2-1048 Vehicle without proper pollution control device $97
46.2-1049 Inadequate exhaust system: driver of vehicle $97
46.2-1049 Owner permitting or allowing operation of vehicle $97
46.2-1050 Motorcycle without muffler $97
46.2-1052 Improper signs on windshields etc. $97
46.2-1054 Driver's view obstructed because of suspended objects or altered vehicles $97
46.2-1055 Inadequate windshield wipers $97
46.2-1055.1 Failure of car to be equipped with windshield defroster or defogger $97
46.2-1056 Absence of required safety glass $97
46.2-1057 Absence of windshield $97
46.2-1058 Improper replacement of glass in vehicle $97
46.2-1059 Inadequate horn $97
46.2-1060 Illegal siren whistle or horn $97
46.2-1063 Improper alteration of suspension system $97
46.2-1065 Inadequate steering gear $97
46.2-1066 Inadequate brakes generally $97
46.2-1066 Inadequate brakes bicycles $82
46.2-1066 Bicycle on highway without adequate brake $82
46.2-1068 Inadequate brakes holding device $97
46.2-1069 Inadequate brakes motorcycles $97
46.2-1070 Inadequate brakes trailers or semitrailers $97
46.2-1071 Failure to set handbrake and turn wheels to curb on parked car $87
46.2-1078 Unlawful use of earphones while driving $92
46.2-1079 Unlawful use of radar detection device $107
46.2-1079 Unlawful use of radar jamming device $107
46.2-1080 Defective speedometer $97
46.2-1081 Failure to display slow moving vehicle emblem $82
46.2-1082 Absence of inadequate rear view mirrors generally $97
46.2-1083 Insufficient rear fenders flags or guards on trucks $97
46.2-1084 Operation of vehicle without securely affixed or properly located operator's seat $97
46.2-1085 Improper motorcycle steering mechanism $97
46.2-1088 Improper cooling unit $97
46.2-1089 Improper painting and lettering on school bus $97
46.2-1092 Operating vehicle not equipped with proper seat belts $97
46.2-1094 Failure of person 19 or over occupying front seat of vehicle to use safety seat belt $25 no court cost
46.2-1095(a) Failure of driver to ensure that child 7 years of age and under is properly secured in approved child restraint device $50 no court cost
46.2-1095(b) Failure of driver to ensure that child 8 through 17 years of age is properly secured by safety seat belt $50 no court cost
46.2-1096 Failure of driver to carry written statement exempting child from use of child restraint device $20 no court cost
46.2-1105 Vehicle exceeding width limitations $317
46.2-1110 Vehicle exceeding height limitations $317
46.2-1111 Load extending too far beyond sides $317
46.2-1112 Vehicle exceeding length requirements $317
46.2-1116 Improper towing: improperly towing more than one trailer etc. $97
46.2-1118 Towing without draw bar and emergency chain $97
46.2-1118 Towing without draw bar not exceeding 15 feet and emergency chain on a two-lane highway where passing is permitted $317
46.2-1120 Load extending too far beyond front $97
46.2-1121 Absence of flag or light at end of road $97
46.2-1121 Absence of flag or light at end of road or four feet or more on a two-lane highway where passing is permitted $317
46.2-1155 Failure to fasten load of logs barrells etc $97
46.2-1156 Failure to prevent escape of vehicle contents $97
46.2-1158 Failure to submit vehicle to inspection $97
46.2-1158 Failure to correct defects found by inspection $117
46.2-1158 Operate vehicle with expired inspection $117
46.2-1209 Improper abandonment of motor vehicle $107
46.2-1239 Parking in front of fire hydrant or private driveway near street corner fire station or rescue squad building and too close to intersection $87
46.2-1242 Improper use of parking space reserved for persons with disabilities (Effective July 1 1998) $217
49 CFR Sec. 390.21 Marking of motor vehicle $92
49 CFR Sec. 391.41 Driver violation no medical examiner's certificate $117
49 CFR Sec. 391.43 Improper medical examiner's certificate $117
49 CFR Sec. 391.43 Medical certificate invalid $117
49 CFR Sec. 391.49 No medical waiver $117
49 CFR Sec. 392.3 Ill/fatigued driver $142
49 CFR Sec. 392.5 Possess alcoholic beverage $167
49 CFR Sec. 392.7 Equipment violations equipment inspection/use $117
49 CFR Sec. 392.8 Emergency equipment inspection use $117
49 CFR Sec. 392.9 Safe loading(secured) $167
49 CFR Sec. 392.10 Railroad crossing/stopping $167
49 CFR Sec. 393.40 to 393.52 Brakes inoperative or missing $167
49 CFR Sec. 393.65 Fuel tank securement $117
49 CFR Sec. 393.67 Fuel leak/cap $92
49 CFR Sec. 393.70 to 393.71 Coupling/towing devices $117
49 CFR Sec. 393.75 Defective tires/tire exceeds weight limit $117
49 CFR Sec. 393.89 to 393.92 Bus violations $117
49 CFR Sec. 393.106 Front end structure $117
49 CFR Sec. 393.201 Framed - cracked loose sagging broken $167
49 CFR Sec. 393.203 Cab/body components - defective $117
49 CFR Sec. 393.205 Wheels/rims defective $117
49 CFR Sec. 393.207 Suspension - defective $117
49 CFR Sec. 393.209 Steering system - defective $167
49 CFR Sec. 395.3 Violate 10-hour rule 15-hour rule $167
49 CFR Sec. 395.3 Violate 60/70 hour rule $167
49 CFR Sec. 395.8 Logbook violation (general) $167
49 CFR Sec. 395.8 No log book $167
49 CFR Sec. 395.8 Log book not current $167
49 CFR Sec. 395.8 Fail to retain previous seven days on log book $167
49 CFR Sec. 396.3 Vehicle maintenance $167
49 CFR Sec. 396.11 No driver vehicle inspection report $112
49 CFR Sec. 396.17 to 396.25 No periodic inspection $92
49 CFR Sec. 397.5 Hazardous materials-Driving and parking Fail to attend Divsion1.1 1.2 ot 1.3 material $167
49 CFR Sec. 397.5 Fail to attend other hazardous materials class $167
49 CFR Sec. 397.7 397.11 Improper parking Division 1.1 1.2 or 1.3 material $167
49 CFR Sec. 397.7 397.11 Improper parking other hazardous materials $167
49 CFR Sec. 397.13 Smoking violations $167
49 CFR Sec. 397.19 Instructions and document violations $167
49 CFR Sec. 397.67 Fail to have route plan $167
82-4-24 Failure to pay full time and attention $97
82-4-25 Failure to maintain proper control of vehicle $97
82-4-33 Blocking an intersection $97
83-4-12 No wake violation $122