I have received a traffic ticket - what do I do?
If the charge is D.U.I., Drag Racing, Reckless Driving, or Driving on a Suspended License, you must appear in Court on the appearance date listed on the complaint and go before a Judge. If you are a juvenile, a parent or guardian must accompany you.
For all other traffic offenses, you may:
Plead “no contest” and pay the fine. The fine may be paid in-person, by mail, or on-line at the Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts.
Plead “not responsible” and request a hearing. A hearing may be requested in-person or by mail at the Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts.
Attend a Defensive Driving Course. You must enroll on or before the Court appearance date on your traffic ticket and complete the course within 7 days prior to your listed court date.
For traffic tickets issued in Ajo, Arizona or the Green Valley area, fines and court appearances are at the following locations:
If your ticket was issued by an agency other than the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, please refer to the issuing agency for instruction.
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