Does your court offer Diversion Programs?

TRAFFIC DIVERSION: The City of Silverton Municipal Court offers a traffic diversion program. This program is designed to allow drivers the opportunity to recognize and review their driving habits, attitudes, and behaviors. There is an additional fee involved, but the violation will not go on your driving record if you complete the program and have no subsequent traffic violations within six months. Generally, you can go to Traffic School if: 

1) You have been cited for a single moving violation 

2) You have received no other moving violations or traffic crime charges within the last three years immediately preceding the date of this citation 

3) You have a valid non-commercial driver license There was no accident associated with the alleged offense. 

4) Your presumptive fine is not greater than $435. 

Requirements of program: Enter a plea of No Contest (not contesting the facts of the case) Note: A Not Guilty Plea forfeits your Traffic School option. Fill out the traffic school paper work and agreement at Court and submit it to the Court Clerk. Pay the presumptive fine amount in full within 90 days of the date of your court appearance. Contact the school, pay the registration fee and register for the class. Successfully complete the class and receive a Certificate of Completion. Submit the “Certificate of Completion” to the Court within 90 days of the date of your court appearance. Do not receive a citation for a motor vehicle violation within the next 180 days of the date of your court appearance. There will be no extensions and no exceptions.


INSURANCE DIVERSION: The City of Silverton offers an Insurance Diversion Program. If you have not been cited for an insurance violation within the last three years immediately preceding the date of your citation you qualify for this program. You may be approved at court on your court date or by the court clerk before your court date.

Requirements of program: Enter a plea of No Contest (not contesting the facts of the case) Note: A Not Guilty Plea forfeits your insurance diversion option. Fill out the insurance diversion agreement at Court and submit it to the Court Clerk. Pay the presumptive fine amount in full within 90 days of the date of your court appearance.  Submit a copy of your insurance card to the court clerk within 14 days of your appearance date.  Keep insurance for a period of 180 days with no breaks in coverage.   There will be no extensions and no exceptions.


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1. How do I make payments for my traffic violations?
2. How do I handle infractions through the Violation Bureau?
3. Does your court offer Diversion Programs?
4. I completed my traffic school where to I submit my completion certificate?
5. I need to show proof of insurance for my diversion program. Where do I submit it?
6. Do you offer community service for traffic violations?