Dismissal Options


The following chart depicts all violations that can be dismissed by the court. To be considered for dismissal, the violation must be remedied and the required proof presented to the court within 20 working days of the date of the citation.

Compliance Dismissals

Violation  Fine Required Proof Dismissal Fee
Defective equipment (any violation  Of Transport Code Chapter 547 not on A commercial motor vehicle) $ Varies  

PD will inspect vehicle


Driver’s license- fail to display $234  


Driver’s license that was valid at the time of the citation


Expired driver’s license $281  

Renewed driver’s license


Expired motor vehicle registration $214  

Receipt from county showing when the vehicle was registered and that the penalty was paid


Fail to display current registration

On vehicle

$214  PD will inspect vehicle $10
Fail to report change of address $234  

Driver’s license with a new address


Failure to Maintain financial responsibility -liability insurance $390  

Proof of financial responsibility (liability insurance card) that the court verifies was valid at the time of violation