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City of Orem

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56 N. State St., Orem, UT, 84057, US

Form Section 1

City of Orem Justice Court

Notification of Enhancement - Speeding in a School Zone

Full Name

IF YOU ARE CONVICTED of a Speeding in a School Zone Offense, this conviction may result in increased minimum, mandatory fines for future offenses.  This form provides notification of the current provisions of Utah State Law regarding minimum/maximum penalties.  It also describes the elements of your current charges.  It does not notify you of other collateral consequences.

ELEMENTS

 

41-6a-604:  (1) A person may not operate a vehicle at a speed greater than 20 miles per hour in a reduced speed school zone as defined in Section 41-6a-303.  (2)(a) A violation of this section is a class C misdemeanor.

Note:  41-6a-303:  "Reduced speed school zone" means a designated length of a highway extending from a school speed limit sign while the warning lights are operating to an end school zone sign. 

ENHANCEMENT/PENALTIES

41-6a-604(2)(a):  The minimum fine shall be (after calculation of surcharges):      

Vehicle Speed Minimum Fine - 1st offense Minimum Fine - 2nd offense (within 3 years)
21-29 MPH $117.50 ($140*) $117.50 ($140*)
30-39 MPH $218.75 ($240*) $353.75 ($370*)
40 MPH and greater $421.25 ($440*) $758.75 ($780*)

*Current recommended fine and surcharge under the Uniform Fine/Bail Schedule

41-6a-604(2)(b):  (i) On a 1st offense, the court may order the person to perform compensatory service in lieu of the fine or any portion of the fine.  (ii) The court shall order the person to perform compensatory service observing a crossing guard if the conviction is for a:  (A) first offense with a vehicle speed of 30 miles per hour or more; or (B) second and subsequent offense within three years of a previous conviction or bail forfeiture.  (iii) The court may waive the compensatory service required under Subsection (2)(b)(ii) if the court makes the reasons for the waiver part of the record.

Minimum/Maximum Sentence

Class C Misdemeanor:                         0 days to 90 days jail; minimum amounts above to $1,052.50 fines and surcharges, plus interest

I understand the foregoing Notification of Enhancement as explained here.  I understand if I have further questions, I should contact the Court before signing this document.  

 

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