Citation Information

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We have included the most recent fine schedules along with the date they went into effect.  If you have any further questions please contact our office at (318) 872-3956.

 

Fine Schedule Effective 08-01-2016 thru Present

Speeding: All types of vehicles in all speed zones: LA R.S. 32:61 - 32:64
Speed Reg. Fine  Constr. Zone 
1-10 MPH Over Posted Limit $267.50 $392.25
11-20 MPH Over Posted Limit $292.50 $429.75 
21-30 MPH Over Posted Limit $317.50 $467.25
31+ MPH Over Posted Limit $342.50 $504.75
Violation of General Speed Law $242.50 $354.75

 

Driver's License Violations: LA R.S. 32:52, 32:402 - 32:427
Violations Reg. Fine
No Driver's License, Motorcycle Endorsement on Driver's License, Failure to Change Address on Driver's License, Permitting Unlicensed Driver Under 17 Years Old to Drive $262.50
 No Driver's License on Person, Expired Driver's License  $242.50
 Driving Under Suspension $662.50

 

Inspection Sticker Violations: LA R.S. 32:53, 32:1304
Violations Reg. Fine
No Inspection Sticker, Switched Inspection Sticker  $227.50
 Expired Inspection Sticker  $207.50

 

Careless Operation: LA R.S. 32:58
Violations Reg. Fine
Careless Operation (Failure to Maintain Control)  $337.50

 

Vehicle Insurance Violations: LA R.S. 32:8631
Violations Reg. Fine
No Insurance, No Proof of Insurance $212.50

 

Vehicle Registration Violations: LA R.S. 47:502 - 47:540
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Register Vehicle, No Registration Slip in Vehicle, No License Plate on Vehicle, Switched License Plate, Expired License Plate $227.50

 

Driving on the Right Side, Overtaking and Passing: LA R.S. 32:71 - 32:76, 32:81 - 32:82
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Drive on the Right, Crossing Center Line, Improper Passing, No Passing Zone, Violation of One-Way Roadways, Following Too Close, Improper Lane Use, Improper Driving on Divided Highway $227.50
 Overtaking/Passing a School Bus $662.50

 

Improper Turning, Stopping: LA R.S. 32:101 - 32:106
Violations Reg. Fine
Improper Turns, Improper Moving or Parking of Vehicles, Failure to Signal $227.50

 

Right of Way Violations: LA R.S. 32:121 - 32:125
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Yield: At a Controlled Intersection, Making a Left Turn, Entering Highway from Private Drive $227.50
 Violation of Stop Sign or Yield Right-of-Way Sign $227.50
 Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicles $262.50

 

Parking, Standing and Stopping Violations: LA R.S. 32:141 - 32:146, 40:1742
Violations Reg. Fine
General Improper Parking, Parking or Stopping on Open Highway or in Specified Place, Unattended Motor Vehicle $227.50
Parking spaces for certain persons with disabilities (Parking in a Handicapped Spot)  $227.50

 

Traffic Control Signals: LA R.S. 32:231 - 32:237
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Observe and Obey Traffic Control Signal Lights and Pedestrian Signal Lights $227.50
 Placing Unauthorized Signs and Signals $227.50
 Tampering with Barricades, Signs or Signals $227.50

 

Vehicles Transporting Explosives: LA R.S. 32:251 - 32:252
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Obtain Permit, Improper Equipment, No Inspection of Transporting Vehicle $227.50

 

Motorcycle Violations: LA R.S. 32:190 - 32:191.3
Violations Reg. Fine
Improper Riding, Clinging to Other Vehicles, Improper Carrying of Passengers $227.50
No Safety Helmet, No Eye Protection $50.00

 

ATV/Off-Road Vehicle Violations: LA R.S. 32:299
Violations Reg. Fine
Off Road Vehicles, Authorized Use of Shoulders of Certain Public Roads/Highways/Public Property $227.50

 

Vehicle Light Violations: LA R.S. 32:301 - 32:332
Violations Reg. Fine
Lights Required $25.00
Improper Lights or Lighting Equipment, Failure to Dim Lights $227.50

 

Brake Violations: LA R.S. 32:341 - 32:346
Violations Reg. Fine
Improper Brakes, Brake Equipment $227.50

 

Other Equipment Violations: LA R.S. 32:251 - 32:378
 Violations Reg. Fine 
Improper Horns and Warning Devices, Improper Mufflers, Improper Modifications of Exhaust System, Improper Mirrors, Improper or Inadequate Windshield Wipers, Tire Equipment Violations, Improper Fuel Tank Caps, Tow Car Equipment Violations, Failure to Carry or Display Flares or Warning Devices, Illegal Window Tinting, Improper Fuel Tank Cap $227.50

 

Miscellaneous Offenses: LA R.S. 32:281 - 32L293; 32:295 - 32: 295.1
Violations Reg. Fine
Improper Backing, Obstruction of Driver's View or Driving Mechanism, Improper Opening of Doors, Riding in House Trailer, on Fender, Etc., Following Emergency Vehicles too Closely, Hunting or Discharging a Firearm on a Public Road $227.50
Child Passenger Restraint System $262.50
Safety Belt Violation (1st Offense) (includes court costs)
Safety Belt Violation (2nd Offense) (includes court costs)
Safety Belt Violation (3rd Offense) (plus court costs)
$50.00
$75.00
$75.00
Loud Music (LA R.S. 14:103.1) $402.00
Dogs at Large (No Damage or Injury) $204.50
Leaving the Scene of an Accident $227.50
Open Container $262.50
 Leaving Children Unattended/Unsupervised in a Motor Vehicle $312.50

 

Wireless Devices Offenses While Driving: R.S. 32:300.5 - 32:300.8
Violations Reg. Fine
Use of a Cell Phone While Driving During First Year of Having Driver's License $262.50
Texting While Driving on Public Highway, Use of Cellphone While Driving by Holder of Learner's Permit, Use of Cellphone/Texting While Driving on Public Highway 17 Years Old and Below $262.50
Use of Telecommunications Devices in Active School Zones During Posted Hours $262.50

 

Littering: LA R.S. 30:2531, Burn Ban Violations: LA R.S. 30:2531.A.(3)
Violations Reg. Fine
Intentional Littering $350.00
Intentional Littering (Disposal of Cigarettes, Etc.) $400.00
Simple Littering $175.00
Burn Ban Violations (DPPJ Ord. #5) $200.00

 

Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Offenses: LA R.S. Titles 56 and 34
Violations Reg. Fine
Class 2 - Creel Limits/Undersized Fish
$302.00
 Class 2 - Undersize Fish  $302.00
Class 1 - Fishing/Hunting without a Resident License $50.00
Class 2 - Fishing/Hunting without a Non-Resident License $302.00
Class 1 - Violation of Boat Safety $50.00
 Class 1 - Operation of Motorboat Without Numbers and/or Certificate On Board  $50.00
 Class 1 - Hunting Without a Resident License  $50.00
 Class 2 - Hunting Without a Non-Resident License $302.00
Class 1 - Fishing without a Cane Pole License $5.00

 



Fine Schedule Effective 12-01-2015 thru 07-30-2016

Speeding: All types of vehicles in all speed zones: LA R.S. 32:61 - 32:64
Speed Reg. Fine  Constr. Zone 
1-10 MPH Over Posted Limit $267.50 $392.25
11-20 MPH Over Posted Limit $292.50 $429.75 
21-30 MPH Over Posted Limit $317.50 $467.25
31+ MPH Over Posted Limit $342.50 $504.75
Violation of General Speed Law $242.50 $354.75

 

Driver's License Violations: LA R.S. 32:52, 32:402 - 32:427
Violations Reg. Fine
No Driver's License, Motorcycle Endorsement on Driver's License, Failure to Change Address on Driver's License, Permitting Unlicensed Driver Under 17 Years Old to Drive $262.00
 No Driver's License on Person, Expired Driver's License  $242.00
 Driving Under Suspension $662.50

 

Inspection Sticker Violations: LA R.S. 32:53, 32:1304
Violations Reg. Fine
No Inspection Sticker, Switched Inspection Sticker  $227.00
 Expired Inspection Sticker  $207.00

 

Careless Operation: LA R.S. 32:58
Violations Reg. Fine
Careless Operation (Failure to Maintain Control)  $337.50

 

Vehicle Insurance Violations: LA R.S. 32:8631
Violations Reg. Fine
No Insurance, No Proof of Insurance $212.00

 

Vehicle Registration Violations: LA R.S. 47:502 - 47:540
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Register Vehicle, No Registration Slip in Vehicle, No License Plate on Vehicle, Switched License Plate, Expired License Plate $227.00

 

Driving on the Right Side, Overtaking and Passing: LA R.S. 32:71 - 32:76, 32:81 - 32:82
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Drive on the Right, Crossing Center Line, Improper Passing, No Passing Zone, Violation of One-Way Roadways, Following Too Close, Improper Lane Use, Improper Driving on Divided Highway $227.50
 Overtaking/Passing a School Bus $662.50

 

Improper Turning, Stopping: LA R.S. 32:101 - 32:106
Violations Reg. Fine
Improper Turns, Improper Moving or Parking of Vehicles, Failure to Signal $227.50

 

Right of Way Violations: LA R.S. 32:121 - 32:125
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Yield: At a Controlled Intersection, Making a Left Turn, Entering Highway from Private Drive $227.50
 Violation of Stop Sign or Yield Right-of-Way Sign $227.50
 Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicles $262.50

 

Parking, Standing and Stopping Violations: LA R.S. 32:141 - 32:146, 40:1742
Violations Reg. Fine
General Improper Parking, Parking or Stopping on Open Highway or in Specified Place, Unattended Motor Vehicle $227.00
Parking spaces for certain persons with disabilities (Parking in a Handicapped Spot)  $227.00

 

Traffic Control Signals: LA R.S. 32:231 - 32:237
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Observe and Obey Traffic Control Signal Lights and Pedestrian Signal Lights $227.50
 Placing Unauthorized Signs and Signals $227.50
 Tampering with Barricades, Signs or Signals $227.50

 

Vehicles Transporting Explosives: LA R.S. 32:251 - 32:252
Violations Reg. Fine
Failure to Obtain Permit, Improper Equipment, No Inspection of Transporting Vehicle $227.00

 

Motorcycle Violations: LA R.S. 32:190 - 32:191.3
Violations Reg. Fine
Improper Riding, Clinging to Other Vehicles, Improper Carrying of Passengers $227.50
No Safety Helmet, No Eye Protection $50.00

 

ATV/Off-Road Vehicle Violations: LA R.S. 32:299
Violations Reg. Fine
Off Road Vehicles, Authorized Use of Shoulders of Certain Public Roads/Highways/Public Property $227.00

 

Vehicle Light Violations: LA R.S. 32:301 - 32:332
Violations Reg. Fine
Lights Required $25.00
Improper Lights or Lighting Equipment, Failure to Dim Lights $227.00

 

Brake Violations: LA R.S. 32:341 - 32:346
Violations Reg. Fine
Improper Brakes, Brake Equipment $227.50

 

Other Equipment Violations: LA R.S. 32:251 - 32:378
 Violations Reg. Fine 
Improper Horns and Warning Devices, Improper Mufflers, Improper Modifications of Exhaust System, Improper Mirrors, Improper or Inadequate Windshield Wipers, Tire Equipment Violations, Improper Fuel Tank Caps, Tow Car Equipment Violations, Failure to Carry or Display Flares or Warning Devices, Illegal Window Tinting, Improper Fuel Tank Cap $227.00

 

Miscellaneous Offenses: LA R.S. 32:281 - 32L293; 32:295 - 32: 295.1
Violations Reg. Fine
Improper Backing, Obstruction of Driver's View or Driving Mechanism, Improper Opening of Doors, Riding in House Trailer, on Fender, Etc., Following Emergency Vehicles too Closely, Hunting or Discharging a Firearm on a Public Road $227.50
Child Passenger Restraint System $262.50
Safety Belt Violation (1st Offense) $35.00
Loud Music (LA R.S. 14:103.1) $402.00
Dogs at Large (No Damage or Injury) $204.50
Leaving the Scene of an Accident $227.50
Open Container $262.50
 Leaving Children Unattended/Unsupervised in a Motor Vehicle $312.50

 

Wireless Devices Offenses While Driving: R.S. 32:300.5 - 32:300.8
Violations Reg. Fine
Use of a Cell Phone While Driving During First Year of Having Driver's License $262.50
Texting While Driving on Public Highway, Use of Cellphone While Driving by Holder of Learner's Permit, Use of Cellphone/Texting While Driving on Public Highway 17 Years Old and Below $262.50
Use of Telecommunications Devices in Active School Zones During Posted Hours $262.50

 

Littering: LA R.S. 30:2531, Burn Ban Violations: LA R.S. 30:2531.A.(3)
Violations Reg. Fine
Intentional Littering $350.00
Intentional Littering (Disposal of Cigarettes, Etc.) $400.00
Simple Littering $175.00
Burn Ban Violations (DPPJ Ord. #5) $200.00

 

Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Offenses: LA R.S. Titles 56 and 34
Violations Reg. Fine
Class 2 - Creel Limits/Undersized Fish
$302.00
 Class 2 - Undersize Fish  $302.00
Class 1 - Fishing/Hunting without a Resident License $50.00
Class 2 - Fishing/Hunting without a Non-Resident License $302.00
Class 1 - Violation of Boat Safety $50.00
 Class 1 - Operation of Motorboat Without Numbers and/or Certificate On Board  $50.00
 Class 1 - Hunting Without a Resident License  $50.00
 Class 2 - Hunting Without a Non-Resident License $302.00
Class 1 - Fishing without a Cane Pole License $5.00