Mandatory Appearance

The following offenses require a mandatory appearance before a judicial hearing officer:
  • Any speeding offense
  • Committing a second or subsequent charge for the same offense within an 18-month period
  • Driving under or around railroad crossing gates
  • Use of mobile telephone or portable electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle
  • Failure to yield right of way to an emergency vehicle
  • Leaving the scene of an incident
  • Passing a stopped school bus
  • Utilizing plates not issued by the commissioner of motor vehicles, improper plates, or indistinctive plates
  • Driving without a valid license