What are class A traffic infractions in Colorado?
Class A traffic infractions are a category of Colorado traffic violations. Unlike Colorado traffic misdemeanors, infractions are not a crime, they are civil matters. Class A infractions are considered more serious than Colorado class B infractions. Common examples of class A infractions in Colorado include:
- The Colorado infraction of failing to pay a toll
- The Colorado infraction of failing to yield right-of-way while making a left
- The Colorado infraction of driving through a safety zone
- The Colorado infraction of underage DUI (first offense)
See the full list Colorado class A traffic infractions.
What are class A traffic infraction penalties in Colorado?
Infraction punishments include no incarceration. Instead, the sentence includes fines ranging from $15 to $100 plus a small surcharge. The Colorado DMV may also add points to the person's driver's license.
Other class A traffic infraction facts in Colorado
Anyone charged with traffic infractions in Colorado cannot have a jury trial but may seek a bench trial (where the judge hands down the verdict). Note that traffic infractions usually may not be sealed off a person's criminal records.
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