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 & Court Costs Required   Proof Dismissal Fee
Defective equipment (any violation  Of Transport Code Chapter 547 not on A commercial motor vehicle $ Varies PD will inspect vehicle $10
Driver’s license- fail to display $234 Driver’s license that was valid at the time of the citation $10
Expired driver’s license $281 Renewed driver’s license $20
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 anew address $20
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 $-