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Trucking Fines & Costs
The schedule below shows the fine and costs for each charge. You must pay the total amount for the first ticket and only the fine amount for any additional ticket received. Costs are set by the State Legislature and must be paid whether or not you appear in court (unless your case is dismissed or you are found not guilty).
The schedule below shows the fine and court costs if you are eligible to pay before your court date. You must pay the total listed. No personal checks! Failure to pay on time may result in additional fees, and or the suspension of your drivers license. See Payment Options for acceptable methods of payment, including instructions for paying by credit card.
|State Law Violations
3rd Lane Violation (IC 9-21-8-13)
|Overweight (IC 9-20-4-1)
| 1 - 2,500 lbs over (C infraction)
| 2,501 - 5,000 lbs over (C infraction)
| 5,001 - 7,500 lbs over (B infraction)
| 7,501 - 10,000 lbs over (B infraction)
| 10,001 or more lbs over (A infraction)
||must appear in court
|Over Registered Weight (IC 9-20-4-3)
|Oversize Dimensions (IC 9-20-3-1)
|Leaky Load (IC 9-21-8-48)
|Insecure Load (IC 9-20-18-14)
|No Fuel Tax Permit (IC 6-6-4.1-12)
|Sign or Lettering (IC 8-2.1-24-21)
|No Single State Reg. (IC 8-2.1-20-7)
|No Apportioned Reg. Plate (IC 9-18-2-19)
|Parking on Interstate (IC 9-21-16-8)
|FMCSR Violations (IC 8-2.1-24-18)
|No or Inadequate Logbook
|All Other FMCSR Violations
For more information you may call our automated # at 317-776-8584, or refer to other pages in the left hand menu.
NOTE: The above fines may vary depending on the information you present when you appear, or the officer presents if the case goes to trial. On a class C infraction moving violation, the maximum fine is $35.50 if the person enters an admission or plea of nolo contendere at or before the first appearance date, or is found guilty after trial but does not have a prior moving offense in the past five years.
There are certain offenses for which you must appear in court:
- Driving While Suspended;
- School Bus Stop Arm Violation;
- Operator Never Licensed;
- Having No Proof of Financial Responsibility;
- Child Restraint Violations (age 4 & under);
- Animal Running at Large;
- Aiding Possession of Alcohol;
- Reckless Possession of Paraphernalia;
- Accident Offenses
- and any offense for which you are told to personally appear by the arresting officer or court personnel.
- ALSO, ALL PERSONS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE MUST APPEAR IN COURT WITH A PARENT OR GUARDIAN (EXCEPT FOR SEATBELT VIOLATIONS).
- Admitting the charge(s) against you;
- Attending Night Court;
- Denying a Charge.