SCHOOL BUS SAFETY PROGRAM

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You, as the registered owner of the vehicle described on this Citation, are alleged to have failed to stop before reaching or overtaking a school bus on a highway while the visual signals were in operation, at the place, date, and time specified on this notice. Under Georgia Code 40-6-163, you are presumed to be the driver but such presumption may be rebutted as outlined below.

This violation carries a civil monetary penalty of $250.00.

The violation is not considered a moving traffic violation. This violation will not be made a part of your driving record and no points will be assessed nor shall it be used for any insurance purposes in the provision of motor vehicle insurance coverage.

Failure to pay the civil monetary penalty or to contest liability in a timely manner shall waive any right to contest liability and you shall be liable for a civil monetary penalty of $250.00.

 

TO PAY YOUR CIVIL MONETARY PENALTY:

NOTE: The time period to pay is shown on your Notice of Citation. There may be a convenience / service fee for online and phone payments.

 

ONLINE PAYMENT: Visit www.ViolationInfo.com. Enter your Citation # and PIN found on your Notice of Citation, and click the PAY button.

 

PAYMENT BY PHONE: Call 1-866-790-4111, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

PAYMENT BY MAIL: Mail your money order (payable to: State Court of Cobb County) with the coupon printed at the bottom of your Notice of Citation. Include the Citation # on your money order. Payment mailing address: State Court of Cobb County, Civil Division, 12 East Park Square, Marietta, GA 30090.

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS THE DAY OF COURT: Visa and MasterCard credit cards, debit cards, cash and money orders. No personal or business checks.

 

TO CONTEST THE ALLEGED CITATION:

NOTE: If your Affidavit is not received and accepted or if you have not paid the civil monetary penalty in full by the due date on the Notice of Citation, you will receive a Second Notice of Citation with the date, time and location to appear in court.

 

NAME THE DRIVER AT THE TIME OF THE ALLEGED VIOLATION: Submit a sworn, notarized statement that you were not the operator of the vehicle at the time of the violation, providing the name of the driver, by completing the Affidavit of Non-Responsibility that can be found on www.ViolationInfo.com.

 

IF YOU ARE A RENTAL CAR COMPANY: Please complete Affidavit of Non-Responsibility located on www.ViolationInfo.com.

 

VEHICLE OR PLATE REPORTED STOLEN PRIOR TO ALLEGED VIOLATION: Please complete the Affidavit of Non-Responsibility located on www.ViolationInfo.com. Upon review, you will be notified of the determination.

VEHICLE SOLD PRIOR TO ALLEGED VIOLATION: Please complete the Affidavit of Non-Responsibility that can be found on www.ViolationInfo.com. Upon review, you will be notified of the determination.

 

MANNER AND TIME CITATION MAY BE CONTESTED IN COURT: To contest this Citation in court, sign the coupon located on the back of the Notice of Citation and mail it to the name and address on the coupon or appear in court on the date, time, and location provided on your Second Notice of Citation.

 

QUESTIONS:

If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at 1-866-790-4111 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM EST, Monday through Friday.