- You must have a valid driverís license at the time
you were cited.
- You are not currently attending nor have attended
a traffic school program within the last 18 months of the date of the
- Your violation must be for a moving violation and
does not have a misdemeanor charge or require a mandatory appearance in
- Your citation is not for
Vehicle Code sections
22406.5 or 21655.5
- You do not possess a
commercial drivers license.
If you wish to view
any of the Vehicle Codes, they are available through the California Law web
site located at
Then, follow the directions for finding the code(s) you are interested in.
If you are not eligible to attend, but do so anyway,
the conviction will be reported to Department of Motor Vehicles and placed
on your driverís record. There will be no refund of any fees paid.
If you meet all the conditions listed above, you may
choose to attend Traffic Violator School. You must post the full bail
amount, and any required proof of correction as well as a non refundable
administrative fee of $69.00. Time payments are allowed and
are payable in 3 equal monthly installments. You may
appear in person or submit the bail amount and administrative fee of
$69.00 to Superior Court of Kings County by mail. If you are
requesting the time payment option you must appear in person. In addition to the fees
paid to the court for traffic violator school you will also be charged a
fee by the school you attend.
You may appear at any court location in Kings County
or at the Traffic School window located in the Criminal Division at 1426
South Drive Bldg A, Hanford CA 93230. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Telephone number (559) 582-1010 extension
3059 or 3062. The automated information system will also provide you with
information regarding your citation and eligibility for Traffic School as
well as accept payment for
School. When utilizing the automated
information system you will need to have your credit card and citation
available. You will then receive a statewide list of qualified Traffic
Schools by return mail and a date by which you must complete the traffic
school. If you have difficulty with the system or wish to speak to a
clerk you should contact the Traffic Division at (559) 582-1010 at
extensions 3059or 3062.
Home Study and Internet courses are allowed by this
court for information regarding these courses contact the Traffic School
Coordinator either in person at the Superior Court Criminal Division
located at 1426 South Drive Bldg A, Hanford, CA 93230 or by phone at (559)
582-1010 ext. 3059 or 3062.
After your payment is received, you will receive a
statewide list of qualified traffic schools or court approved Home Study
and or Internet courses, you will also be given a date by which you must
complete the traffic school.