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If you have received a traffic ticket in Lee 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 Lee 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 Lee County Roadway Safety

Lee County is located on the southwest Gulf Coast of Florida. The largest city is Cape Coral and county seat is Fort Meyers. Out of 67 Florida counties, Lee County stands 8th in population and 15th in terms of land area.

If you have received a ticket in Lee County you are probably pretty angry and upset but consider this:

  • Lee County is a popular tourist and retirement destination and the population has grown by 6.8% between 2010 and 2013. All of that means more traffic.
  • The number of traffic crashes and injuries are on the rise in Lee County.
  • The County is split by I-75. The portion of I-75 within Florida's border (based on the number of fatal crashes per mile) is considered to be the 15th deadliest highway in the US.
  • Traffic incidents are on the rise in almost all categories in Lee County.

How bad would the traffic situation be in Lee County if the traffic rules weren't enforced?

Lee County Crash Stats20112012Percent Change3-Year Avg.
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Crashes 4,417 6,084 +37.74% 5,252
Fatalities 75 64 -14.67% 68
Injuries 4,135 4,951 +19.73% 4,550
Alcohol Related 570 520 -8.77% 570
Alcohol Related Fatalities 22 21 -4.55% 21
Alcohol Related Injuries 257 289 +12.45% 262

Lee County Clerk of the Court:

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