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Vehicle Tickets

Find information on the process and procedures regarding tickets issued to agency vehicles.

By virtue of Order 2009-210, Government and Personal Vehicle Operators Accountability [PDF], The Office of Risk Management shall provide each Agency Risk Management Representative (ARMR) and Fleet Certifying Officer (FCO) with a monthly report listing tickets issued to agency vehicles. The FCO shall have thirty (30) calendar days from the postmark date of the monthly report to respond to Department of Motor Vehicles. The FCO shall respond in one of two ways: identify those tickets eligible for administrative dismissal or identify by name and driver's permit number the vehicle operator for tickets that will not be recommended for dismissal.

The agency shall require the vehicle operator or custodian to immediately notify an agency-designated manager or supervisor of any accidents, incidents, citations, or summons incurred while operating or having custody of a vehicle at a authorized District government business. This information shall be forwarded to the FCO. With respect to tickets issued to employees driving government vehicles:

  1. Each FCO shall, after receiving notification of outstanding ticket(s), respond to the tickets in one of two ways: by identifying those tickets eligible for administrative dismissal or by identifying by name, address and driver's permit number of the vehicle operator those tickets that will not be recommended for dismissal.
  2. Each FCO shall submit to the Department of Motor Vechicles those tickets identified for administrative dismissal and those tickets that are eligible to be transferred to the operator of the vehicle within thirty (30) calendar days.
  3. Each FCO shall notify the vehicle operator of tickets that are not eligible for administrative dismissal and the appropriate procedure to address the ticket within fifteen (15) calendar days of receipt of notification of ticket(s).
  4. Each FCO shall notify drivers who are identified as responsible for a vehicle when an infraction is issued to the vehicle of the options for answering a ticket.

Department of Motor Vehicle contact:

Carole S. Cade
Management Analyst
District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles
Adjudication Services
Phone: (202) 727-6105 
Fax: (202) 727-7006 
Cell: (202) 230-6634 
Email: [email protected]