Photo School Bus Stop Arm Violation
Violations are enforced through photo equipment and are different from other usual traffic violations and have no impact on driving record or insurance.
Payment of this civil penalty will not become part of a person’s driving record, or used by insurance companies in calculating motor vehicle insurance premiums or result in criminal conviction.
Notice of violation is mailed to the registered owner of vehicle that allegedly failed to stop before reaching or overtaking a school bus while the visual signals were in operation.
Penalty for violation: $300 for first offense, $750 for second offense, $1,000 for each subsequent offense. Unpaid violations may be transferred to collection agency and reported to credit bureaus.
Online services: violation or citation number and password shown on notice are required to access online system.
View video evidence of violation
File an Affidavit of Non-Responsibility naming the driver/vehicle stolen prior to violation/not registered owner at time of violation.
Dispute violation (Court date will be scheduled which requires your appearance)
Facts and Questions
Payment by mail: Check or money order. City of Marietta Georgia Payment Processing Center, P O Box 742629, Cincinnati, OH 45274-2503
Payment by phone: 866-790-4111
Mail Services: Dispute violation or File Affidavit: submit Affidavit of Non-Responsibility or Notice of Appeal naming the driver/vehicle stolen prior to violation/not the registered owner at time of violation or dispute/appeal violation: City of Marietta Georgia Processing Center, P. O. Box 22091, Tempe, AZ 85255-2091
Services in person: Pay penalty, dispute violation: file an Affidavit of Non-Responsibility or Notice of Appeal naming the driver/vehicle stolen prior to violation/not the registered owner or dispute/appeal violation: Marietta Municipal Court, 240 Lemon Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060
Photo School Bus Stop Arm Violation questions: 866-790-4111 or 770-794-5261
Frequently Asked Questions
I never received the first notice. How can I get a copy of the school bus stop arm violation?
Contact the School Bus Violation Division at 770-794-5261 or 770-794-5408 or you may contact Customer Service toll-free at 866-790-4111 between 8 am and 5 pm ET. You must provide the tag number or violation number.
I was not the driver of the car. Why did I receive this violation?
The registered owner of the vehicle receives all correspondence regarding school bus violations.
If you no longer own this vehicle, please contact the Tax Commissioner’s office in your county to make any corrections to the ownership of the vehicle. An Affidavit of Non-Responsibility must also be submitted to the court using the link listed above prior to the due date listed on the violation.
If you are the registered owner of this vehicle but were not driving at the time of the violation, you may submit an Affidavit of Non-Responsibility to the court using the link listed above prior to the due date listed on the violation.
My car was stolen. How should I handle this?
You must provide a police report indicating the vehicle was stolen prior to the issue date on the school bus violation. An Affidavit of Non-Responsibility must be submitted to the court using the link listed above. The Prosecutor will review the matter and the court will notify you as to his decision.