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TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS & PENALTIES:

VEHICLE CODE

OFFENSE

FINE

POINTS  1535

SUSPENSION  1532

1301-A UNREGISTERED VEHICLE Court
1309 FAIL RENEW REGISTRATION $94.00
1311-A FAIL TO SIGN REG. CARD $94.00
1311-B FAIL CARRY REGISTRATION  $94.00
1331-C EXPD. TEMP. REGISTRATION $94.00
1332-A DISPLAY PLATE IMPROPERLY $94.00
1332-B DISPLAY UNREASONABLY DIRTY/OBSCURED PLATE $94.00
1333-A FAIL TO REPLACE LOST PLATE $94.00
1371-A VEH. REG. SUSPENDED  "' Court 3 MONTHS
1372(3) UNLAWFUL PLATE DISPLAY $94.00
1501-A UNLICENSED DRIVER Court 6 MONTHS, 2ND OFFENSE
1510-A   DRIVERS LIC. TO BE SIGNED $94.00
1511-A    FAIL CARRY LICENSE $94.00
1512 VIOLATION OF RESTRICTION ON DRIVER'S LICENSE 2
1543-A LICENSE SUSPENDED/REVOKED $259.00
1571-A-1 DISPLAY RECALLED, CANCELLED, SUSP. ETC. DRIVERS LICENSE $169.00 3
1571-A-2 LEND DRIVER'S LIC. TO ANOTHER $169.00 3
1571-A-3 DISPLAY DRIVER'S LICENSE OF ANOTHER $169.00 3
1574-A PERMIT UNAUTHORIZED DRIVER $94.00
1786-F REQUIRED FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY $369.00
3102 FAIL TO OBEY POL. SIGNAL/ORDER
(REGULATING TRAFFIC) $94.00
3112-A-3-i DISREGARD RED SIGNAL $94.00 3
3112-A-3-ii TURN ON RED PERMITTED, FAIL TO STOP/YIELD PEDESTRIAN/TRAFFIC $94.00 3
PEDESTRIAN/TRAFFIC $94.00
3112-A-3-iii DISREGARD STEADY RED SIGNAL (PED) $94.00
3114-A-1 FAILURE TO STOP FOR A FLASHING RED LIGHT 3
3301-A FAILING TO KEEP RIGHT $94.00
3302 FAILING TO YIELD HALF OF ROADWAY TO ONCOMING VEHICLE 3
3303-A-1 IMPROPER PASSING ON LEFT $94.00 3
3303-A-2 FAIL TO GIVE WAY TO RIGHT (ON SIG) $94.00 3
3304-B IMPROPER PASSING ON RIGHT $94.00 3
3305 UNSAFE PASSING LEFT OF CENTER $94.00 3
3306-A-1 PASSING ON CREST OF CURVE OR GRADE $104.00 4
3306-A-2 PASSING WITHIN AN INTERSECTION $94.00 3
3306-A-3 OTHER IMPROPER PASSING 3
3307 OTHER IMPROPER PASSING 3
3308-B WRONG WAY - 1 WAY $94.00
3309-1 DISRE. MARK. TRAF. LANES (SINGLE LANES) $94.00
3309-2 DISRE. MARK. TRAF. LANES (3 LANES) $94.00
3309-3 DISRE. MARK. TRAF. LANES (SPECIFIC USE) $94.00
3309-4 DISRE. MARK. TRAF. LANES (PROHIB CHANGE) $94.00
3310-A FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY $94.00 3
3311-A DIVIDED HIGHWAY $94.00
3314-A PROHIB. USE OF HEARING IMPAIR. DEVICES $94.00
3321-A FAIL TO YIELD RIGHT OF WAY TO DRIVER ON RIGHT (INTERSECTION) $94.00 3
3322 VEHICLE TURNING LEFT MUST YIELD $94.00 3
3323-B DISREGARD STOP SIGN $94.00 3
3323-C DISREGARD YIELD SIGN $94.00 3
3324 FAILING TO YIELD WHEN ENTERING OR CROSSING ROADWAY BETWEEN INTERSECTIONS 3
3325-A EMER. VEH. RIGHT OF WAY (VEHICLE) $94.00
3325-B EMER. VEH. RIGHT OF WAY (TROLLEY) $94.00
3331-A IMPROPER RIGHT TURN $94.00
3331-B IMPROPER LEFT TURN $94.00
3331-C PROHIBITED TURN $94.00
3332 IMPROPER TURNING AROUND 3
3334-A FAIL TO SIGNAL CHANGE OF LANE $94.00
3334-B FAIL TO SIGNAL START ON TURN $94.00
3341-A FAILING TO OBEY SIGNAL FOR APPROACH OF TRAIN 4
3341-B FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH TRAIN CROSSING GATE OR BARRIER 4 30 DAYS
3342-B or E FAILING TO STOP AT TRAIN CROSSING 4
3344 FAILING TO STOP WHEN ENTERING FROM ALLEY, DRIVEWAY OR BUILDING 3
3345-A IMPROPER PASSING SCHOOL BUS $189.00 5 60 DAYS
3361 TOO FAST FOR CONDITIONS 2
3362-A SPEEDING
 (SEE SPEEDING CHART)
Chart Chart
3365-B EXCEEDING SPEED LIMIT - SCHOOL 3
3365-C EXCEEDING SPEED LIMIT - TRUCKS ON DOWNGRADES 3
3367 RACING ON HIGHWAYS Court 6 MONTHS
3522-A MOTORCYCLE EXCEEDING SEATING CAPACITY $94.00
3542-A FAIL TO YIELD TO PEDESTRIAN IN CROSSWALK $94.00
3546-A DRIVING THROUGH SAFETY ZONE $94.00
3547 FAILING TO YIELD TO PEDESTRIAN ON SIDEWALK 3
3549-A FAILING TO YIELD TO BLIND PEDESTRIAN 3
3701-A PARK UNATTENDED ENGINE RUNNING $74.00
3702 IMPROPER BACKING 3
3703-A DRIVE ON SIDEWALK $94.00
3708 DRIVING OVER FIRE HOSE $94.00
3711-A CLINGING TO MOVING VEHICLE $94.00
3712-A ABANDONED VEHICLE HIGHWAY $109.50
3712-B ABAN. VEH. PUBLIC/PRIVATE PROPERTY $109.50
3712-C STRIPPING ABANDONED VEH. (1ST OFF.) Court
3714 CARELESS DRIVING $94.00 3
3731 DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE Court 1 YEAR
3733 FLEEING OR ELUDING A POLICE OFFICER 1 YEAR
3734 DRIVING WITHOUT LIGHTS TO AVOID IDENTIFICATION OR ARREST 6 MONTHS
3736-A RECKLESS DRIVING $269.00 6 MONTHS
3742 - 3742.1 LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT INV DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY 1 YEAR
3743 LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT, ATTENDED VEHICLE OR PROPERTY 6 MONTHS
3745 LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT INV PROPERTY DAMAGE ONLY 4
4302 DRIV. WITHOUT LIGHTS WHEN REQUIRED $94.00
4303-A HEADLIGHTS REQUIRED $94.00
4303-B REAR LIGHTS REQUIRED (ENCL. PLATE) $94.00
4523-C DEFECTIVE OR IMPROPER MUFFLER SYSTEM $94.00
4525-A OPERATING WITH DEFECTIVE TIRES $94.00
4581-A-1 FAILURE TO USE CHILD RESTRAINT Court
4581-A-2 SEAT BELT REQUIRED $51.50
4703-A VALID INSPECTION CERTIFICATE Court
4706-C-1 VEHICLE EMISSIONS INSPECTION REQUIRED $94.00
4902-A PROHIB. VEH. RESTRICTED STREET/BRIDGE FINE DETERMINED BY WEIGHT OF VEHICLE Court
4902-B OPER. COMM. VEH. WHERE PROHIBITED - FINE DETERMINED BY WEIGHT OF VEHICLE Court
4903-A DROPPING, SIFTING OR LEAKING LOAD PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE Court
4942-A EXCEEDING REGISTERED GROSS WEIGHT FINE DETERMINED BY WEIGHT OF VEHICLE Court
6308-A POLICE INVESTIGATION $94.00
7102-B REMOVAL OR FALSIFICATION OF VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER 1 YEAR
7103-B DEALING IN VEHICLES WITH REMOVED OR FALSIFIED IDENTIFICATION NUMBER 1 YEAR
7111 DEALING IN TITLES AND PLATES FOR STOLEN VEHICLES 1 YEAR
7121 FALSE APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF TITLE 1 YEAR
7122 ALTERED, FORGED OR COUNTERFEIT DOCUMENTS OR PLATES 1 YEAR
PHILADELPHIA TRAFFIC ORDINANCES TOTAL
SECTION OFFENSE $39.00
12-808 RIDING A BICYCLE ON SIDEWALK IN BUSINESS DIST . $39.00
12-1106 OPER. VEH. THROUGH PROCESSION $104.00
12-1126 SOUND REPRODUCTIVE DEVICE Court
12-1601-1 OPER. COMM. VEH. FAIRMOUNT PARK Court
12-1601-2 VEH. IMPROP. SIGN/MARK FAIR PK Court
12-1603 OPER. VEH. FORBIDDEN DRIVE $64.00
12-1604 OPER. VEH. ON PUBLIC AREAS IN FAIRMOUNT PARK Court
12-1605 MAINT. OF VEH. IN FAIRMOUNT PARK Court
12-1606 DRIVER TRAINING PROHIBITED IN FAIRMOUNT PARK $79.00
12-2603 PROHIB. VEH. CHESTNUT STREET Rescinded
RULES REGARDING POINTS:
1 Assignment of Points.  The department shall assign points to the record of any person within six months from the date of a conviction.  Any points assigned after such six-month period shall be null and void (Section 1535-C)
2 Removal of Points.  Points are removed at the rate of three points for each 12 consecutive months in which such person is not under suspension or revocation or has not committed any violation which results in the assignment of points or in suspension or revocation under the vehicle code.  (Section 1537)
3 Departmental Hearing.  (SECTION 1538) 
a.  Initial Accumulation of Six Points.  On initial accumulation of six points, the department shall require the person to attend an approved driver improvement school or undergo a special examination.  Upon completion of the requirement, two points shall be removed from the persons record.  Failure to comply with the requirement results in a suspension of operating privilege for 60 days.
b.  Second accumulation of six points.  After a departmental hearing will require one or more of:  Driver improvement School; retake driver's exmination; suspension of operating privilege for up to 15 days.  On completion, two points will be removed from the person's record.
c.  Subsequent accumulation of six points.  After a departmental hearing may require suspension of operating privilege for up to 30 days.
d.  Excessive Speeding.  On conviction for 31 MPH over the posted speed limit, a departmental hearing will require one or more of:  driver improvement school; re-take drivers' examination; suspension of operating privilege for up to 15 days.
e.  11 points or more.  The department will suspend the operator's driving privilege.  The first suspension will be for 5 days for each point; the second suspension will be for 10 days for each point; the third suspension will be for 15 days for each point; and any subsequent violations shall be for a period of one year.  (Section 1539)_
 

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