Platte County Sheriff's Office

 

Safety Training Option Program

DISMISS YOUR COLUMBUS/PLATTE COUNTY

MINOR TRAFFIC CITATION!

If your citation was issued by the COLUMBUS POLICE DEPARTMENT, HUMPHREY POLICE DEPARTMENT, NEBRASKA STATE PATROL, OR PLATTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

**YOU ARE ELIGIBLE **

* CITATIONS NOT ELIGIBLE *

If your Platte County citation was for..

If your Platte County citation was for..

 * Speeding (not more than 19 mph over the speed limit)

 * Serious traffic offenses (leaving the scene of an accident, driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, careless, reckless or willful reckless driving)

 * Failure to yield the right of way

 * Disregarding traffic signs and signals

 * Negligent or Careless Driving

 * Multiple moving violations

 * Improper turns, backing or lane changes

 * No Proof of insurance, No valid driver's license, No registration

 * Left of center

 * Parking tickets  

 * Following too closely

 * Non-waiverable traffic violations

 * Overloaded front seat

 * Participating in a speed competition

 * If your citation resulted from a non-injury accident

*** The County/City Attorney has the right to refuse or accept any individual. ***

 * Other waiver able traffic violations

 * If you have not participated in a S.T.O.P. Program in the last 3 years

***** HOW TO ENROLL *****

Register by telephone AS SOON AS POSSIBLE after receiving citation. Call (402) 483-2511

Nebraska Safety Council, Inc.
P.O. Box 30578
Lincoln, Nebraska 68503-0578
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Monday thru Friday (Except Holidays)

Course Registration Fee: $100.00 (effective April 1, 2002 the fee will increase to $115.00)

Cost Includes Court Filing Fee (MUST BE PREPAID/NON-REFUNDABLE)

Total registration includes having the completed paperwork in the Nebraska Safety Council, Inc., offices via person or mail

YOU MUST COMPLETE THE PROGRAM WITHIN 45 DAYS AFTER RECEIPT OF CITATION

Registration for the S.T.O.P. Program MUST BE COMPLETED ten (10) calendar days before your court appearance or you will be ineligible and need to appear in court. Total registration includes having the completed paperwork in the Nebraska Safety Council offices via person or mail. Participation in S.T.O.P. must be completed within 45 days of receipt of the citation.

*** WHAT TO BRING/SEND ***

Fee: Citation, Copy of Driver's License, Social Security Number & Daytime Phone Number.

 

 

Platte County Sheriff's Office
2610 14th Street
Columbus, NE 68601
402-564-3229