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Superior Court of California - County of San Diego: Traffic: Failure To Appear, Pay or Comply
Failure to Appear, Pay or Comply
  • Failure to resolve your traffic ticket by the due date may result in a $300 civil assessment penalty being added to the original bail and a referral to a collection agency pursuant to Penal Code 1214.1, or issuance of a warrant for your arrest and/or suspension of your driver license. In addition, if your account is referred to civil assessment, you may be subject to wage garnishments and bank levies through the Franchise Tax Board Court Ordered Debt Collection Program (see Cases in Collection ).
  • If you have failed to appear on a traffic case and a warrant has been issued, you may either pay the total bail indicated on the warrant notice or appear in court. Warrants cannot be settled over the phone or online.
  • Each subsequent failure to appear, failure to pay or failure to comply with a court order may result in an additional $300 civil assessment or issuance of a warrant.


Cases In Collection

  • Failure to resolve your traffic ticket by the due date may result in a $300 civil assessment penalty being added to the original bail amount and a referral of the case to a collection agency pursuant to Penal Code 1214.1.
  • A traffic ticket referred to collection may result in the suspension of your driver's license and may be subject to wage garnishments and bank levies through the Franchise Tax Board Court Ordered Debt Collection Program.
    • The suspension of your driver's license will not be lifted until the bail set on the citation or the total amount of the fine and the $300 assessment is paid in full.
    • Once full payment is received, or you appear in court and satisfy the order of the court, the California Department of Motor Vehicles will be notified to release the suspension hold on the driver's license.
    • Driving with a suspended license is a misdemeanor offense and may result in the vehicle driven at the time the offense is committed being impounded for a period of 30 days.
  • Once your traffic ticket has been referred for collection, please address all correspondence, payments and questions to the following agency:
AllianceOne
6160 Mission Gorge Road
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92120
Phone: (877) 541-8420
  • If the case is not resolved within 6 months of being assigned to the collection agency, the case will be forwarded to the State of California Franchise Tax Board for collection and you may be subject to wage garnishments and bank levies through the Franchise Tax Board Court Ordered Debt Collection Program. All correspondence and payments are to be made directly to the Franchise Tax Board.

Franchise Tax Board
Court Ordered Debt Collection Program
P. O. Box 1328
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-1328
(916) 845-4064

Driver's License Suspension

If your driver's license has been suspended for failure to appear or failure to pay a fine, you may appear or pay the bail, fine and civil assessment due and the California Department of Motor Vehicles will be notified..

California Department of Motor Vehicles has field offices that will accept payment for traffic tickets in collection (see Cases In Collection) or in warrant status and release the license suspension. If your license has been suspended for failure to pay a fine imposed by the court, you must pay the fine and civil assessment in full or appear in court and satisfy the order of the court before the release of your suspension can be issued.


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