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If you have received a traffic ticket in Duval 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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Traffic Ticket Options for Duval 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 Duval County Roadway Safety

Duval County is located in Northeast Florida on the Gulf Coast. The City of Jacksonville encompasses the whole of Duval County and is the largest city in land area in the Continental US.

If you have received a ticket in Duval County, you are understandably upset but consider this:

  • Most of Duval County is a mix of urban and suburban with a small portion considered rural.
  • Most of the traffic traveling from the Northern East Coast to Florida travels through Jacksonville.
  • Jacksonville is divided by I-95 and I-95 intersects with I-10 in the downtown Jacksonville area. The portion of I-95 within Florida's border is considered the deadliest highway in the US. I-10 is considered as the 57th deadliest highway in the US (based on the number of fatal crashes per mile).
  • The number of traffic incidents in Duval County has increased above average in every category.

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

Duval County Crash Stats20112012Percent Change3-Year Avg.
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Crashes 12,531 18,556 +48.08% 15,184
Fatalities 90 119 +32.22% 106
Injuries 9,207 12,179 +32.28% 10,406
Alcohol Related 1,047 1,127 +7.64% 1,076
Alcohol Related Fatalities 41 63 +53.66% 51
Alcohol Related Injuries 415 478 +15.18% 434

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