What are class B traffic infractions in Colorado?
Class B traffic infractions are a category of Colorado traffic violations. They are less serious than Colorado class A traffic infractions. And unlike Colorado traffic misdemeanors, Colorado traffic infractions are civil, not criminal. Common examples of class B infractions in Colorado include:
- The Colorado infraction of driving with an expired license (expired less than one year)
- The Colorado infraction of permitting an unauthorized minor to drive
- The Colorado infraction of driving without a seat belt
See the full list of Colorado class B traffic infractions.
What are class B traffic infraction penalties in Colorado?
Infraction sentences include no jail time. Instead, the punishment consists of fines ranging from $15 to $100 plus a small surcharge. They do not carry points on the person’s driver’s license.
Other infraction facts in Colorado
Drivers charged with infractions are not eligible for a jury trial but may have a bench trial (where the judge determines the verdict). Note that traffic infractions usually cannot be sealed from criminal records.
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