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

Walton County is located in the Florida Panhandle and stretches from the Gulf Coast to the Alabama border. The largest city and county seat is DeFuniak Springs. Out of 67 Florida counties, Walton County stands 41st in population and 13th in terms of land area.

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

  • Walton County's population of almost 57,000 is increasing and the permanent population is increased by millions of tourists per year; many of whom drive or rent cars once they arrive.
  • Interstate 10 travels through Walton County carrying more than 19,000 vehicles per day. Based on the number of traffic fatalities per mile, I-10, within the border of Florida, is considered to be the 57th deadliest highway in the US.
  • Most of Walton County is rural with mostly two lane country roads. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that two-lane country roads are the most dangerous highways in America.
  • According to NHTSA, only 19% of the US population lives in rural areas but rural traffic fatalities accounted for 55% of the total fatalities in 2011.
  • The number of traffic crashes and injuries are on the rise in Walton County.

Can you imagine what the traffic situation would be in Walton County if the traffic rules weren't enforced?

Walton County Crash Stats20112012Percent Change3-Year Avg.
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Crashes 700 909 +29.86% 750
Fatalities 17 15 -11.76% 20
Injuries 582 593 +1.89% 571
Alcohol Related 99 97 -2.02% 95
Alcohol Related Fatalities 11 5 -54.55% 8
Alcohol Related Injuries 46 50 +8.70% 48

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