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Orange County Traffic Tickets & Clerk of the Court Process

If you’ve been issued a traffic ticket in Orange County, Florida, you want to make sure you move quickly and take the right steps to avoid going to court or ending up with points on your license.

Most traffic offenses, such as speeding or careless driving don’t require you to go to court to deal with them. This means you can save time and money, along with keeping your driving record clean.

The back of your traffic ticket will inform you of the deadline and the offenses qualifying you to use traffic school. Once you’ve checked your ticket, you can choose one of the options below.

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Orange County, Florida Recent Traffic Ticket Statistics

In Orange County, a total of 172,799 traffic tickets were handed out. More than 44,000 were for speeding and another 46,599 were from the red light cameras. Another 16,745 were handed out for careless driving and 22,452 were for toll violations. About 14% of all the tickets were dismissed and 40,206 drivers chose to attend traffic school instead of accepting points on their license.

Attending Traffic School - also called the Basic Driver Improvement (BDI) Course - to Avoid Points on your Driver's License

After you receive a traffic ticket in Orange County, you want to plead guilty or no contest and find out if you're eligible for online traffic school. If you're eligible, you can enroll in the BDI Course and keep points off your license, along with keeping your insurance rates from going up in accordance with Florida statutes. Just make sure you take the certificate of completion to the Clerk's office after you successfully finish the course.

Are you Eligible to Enroll in Orange County Traffic School?

Many Florida drivers don't know they are eligible to attend online traffic school and they miss the opportunity to remove points from their license. You get to attend up to five times total and once every 12 months in Florida. Don't allow any more points on your license. Let the Clerk of the Court know you plan to enroll in traffic school online.

Orange County Traffic School Online - Why it's so important

The county seat of Orange County is Orlando, Florida. Orlando is home to many of the most popular attractions in Florida and draws millions of visitors every single year. It's home of the most visited tourist destinations in the entire world due to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.

Orange County has a population of 1,314,367 and covers about 1,003 square miles of space. It's the fifth-most populous county in the state and a part of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metro area. The Orange County Convention Center is the second largest convention facility in the entire country. Events held here often draw tens of thousands of visitors per event.

Getting a traffic ticket in Orange County can be quite discouraging. Before you get to upset, consider these statistics:

  • Interstate 4 runs directly through the county and it's known as the most deadly highway in the entire county based on fatalities per mile.
  • Dozens of other major roads run through the county including Florida's Turnpike, US-441, US-17/92 and several busy State Routes.
  • The University of Central Florida is located within the county and has an enrollment exceeding 66,000 students. It's the largest university in the entire county based on undergraduate enrollment.
  • More than 65 million visitors come to the county every single year.
  • Between the college and the visitors, a number of young drivers and drivers unfamiliar with the area are on the road at any given time.
  • Vehicle accidents in the area are on the rise.

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.

Without authorities patrolling the streets and traffic school for offending drivers, could you imagine how dangerous the roads would be in Orange County?

Orange County Crash Stats20112012Percent Change3-Year Avg.
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Crashes 19,088 21,460 +12.43% 20,009
Fatalities 130 150 +15.38% 137
Injuries 13,824 14,440 +4.46% 14,425
Alcohol Related 937 882 -5.87% 1,002
Alcohol Related Fatalities 48 50 +4.17% 53
Alcohol Related Injuries 393 366 -6.87% 418

Orange County Clerk of Court

The Orange County Clerk of Court will take care of all your traffic ticket needs. When you decide to enroll in online traffic school, you need to notify the Clerk's office and pay your ticket. For more information on the Orange County Clerk of Court visit their website here.

Directions to Orange County Clerk of the Court