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If you have received a traffic ticket in Clay County, Florida there are steps you must take within a short period of time to avoid going to court or getting points on your license.

Most first-time offense civil infractions such as speeding or running a red light can be handled outside of the court saving you time, money, and points on your driving record.

Review the back of your ticket to find out if your infraction qualifies and choose one of the options below before the deadline posted.

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*Pursuant to Florida Statute 318.14(9)
**Plus State of Florida Assessment Fee and Processing Fee

Traffic Ticket Options for Clay County

  1. Attend Online Traffic School
    1. Your auto insurance rates CANNOT go up and your policy CANNOT be cancelled unless you were at fault in a crash.*
    2. NO POINTS will be added to your driver's license record.*
    3. Your Safe Driver status is maintained if applicable.
  2. Pay the Civil Penalty on the Citation
    1. Your case will be satisfied upon payment
    2. The charge will be entered on your driving record as a conviction
    3. POINTS WILL BE ASSESSED as applicable
  3. Plead Not Guilty
    1. Judge may adjudicate you guilty
      1. Points may be assessed
      2. Fines can go as high as $1,000
    2. Judge may require you to attend traffic school
    3. Insurance rates may go up
    4. Policy may be cancelled

To start your traffic school course, choose a course format below. All courses cover the same material and take the same amount of time to complete.



Information About Clay County Roadway Safety

Clay County is a mixed suburban/rural county located in Northeast Florida bordering the St. Johns River on the east and the City of Jacksonville/Duval County on the north.

No doubt, you are frustrated and angry about receiving a ticket in Clay County but consider this:

  • More than half of the almost 195,000 Clay County residents work in another county with most commuting to Jacksonville. A study by the NE Florida Regional Transportation Study Commission showed that Clay residents have the second worst commute in Florida.
  • The average commute time of 31 minutes is even worse than the average time of 29 minutes in Miami-Dade County.
  • The major commuting route along Blanding Blvd. leads into two of the most dangerous intersections in Jacksonville just across the Clay County Line.
  • The traffic situation in every category but one has worsened between 2011 and 2012 in Clay County with a significantly higher number of crashes.
  • The minor reduction in traffic deaths in Clay County may be due more to improved crashworthiness in cars than safer drivers.

Can you imagine how much worse the driving situation would be like in Clay County if the traffic rules weren't enforced?

Clay County Crash Stats20112012Percent Change3-Year Avg.
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Crashes 1,393 1,909 +37.04% 1,662
Fatalities 15 14 -6.67% 14
Injuries 1,247 1,354 +8.58% 1,349
Alcohol Related 121 141 +16.53% 137
Alcohol Related Fatalities 7 10 +42.86% 7
Alcohol Related Injuries 62 66 +6.45% 65

Clay County Clerk of the Court:
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