Ticket Adjudication Quiz (English)

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Ticket Adjudication Quiz (English)

. Ticket Adjudication Quiz. The purpose of this quiz is to test your knowledge on commonly asked questions related to receiving and contesting tickets in Washington, DC. Rules regarding ticket adjudication can be found in DC Municipal Regulations Title 18. The quiz is untimed and may be taken as many times and as often as desired.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which agency does NOT issue tickets in the District of Columbia?
    • A. 

      Department of Public Works (DPW)

    • B. 

      Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

    • C. 

      Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)

    • D. 

      District Department of Transportation (DDOT)

  • 2. 
    Parking and photo enforcement tickets may be adjudicated at a scheduled hearing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To find information for laws on District of Columbia Vehicles and Traffic Regulations you would reference:
    • A. 

      FOIA Title 12

    • B. 

      DCRA Section 9

    • C. 

      UCMJ Article 7

    • D. 

      DCMR Title 18

  • 4. 
    I received a $50 dollar parking ticket from DPW 35 days ago and forgot about it. If I wanted to now pay the ticket, how much is due? 
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      120

    • C. 

      100

  • 5. 
    If you were found liable for a contested ticket and submitted a Request for Reconsideration and it was denied, you may then file an Appeal within 30 calendar days of being denied with the:
    • A. 

      District of Columbia Control Board (DCCB)

    • B. 

      Traffic Adjudication Appeals Board (TAAB)

    • C. 

      National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

    • D. 

      Professional Conduct and Licensing Board (PCLB)

  • 6. 
    If I was found liable for a ticket in a hearing, but I have additional evidence that was not submitted, I should submit a Motion to Vacate within 30 days of the hearing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    If you have 3 parking tickets and 4 photo enforcement tickets from several years ago, how many would you be able to Contest?  
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      7

  • 8. 
    Hearing Examiners adjudicate tickets submitted online, via mail and in person. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If assistance is required with navigating the ticket adjudication process, the following person can be contacted.
    • A. 

      Ticket Ombudsman

    • B. 

      DC Superior Court Judge

    • C. 

      DMV Inspection Supervisor

    • D. 

      DDOT Traffic Engineer

  • 10. 
    You may file an appeal within the first 60 days of receiving a ticket.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    If you received a $25 parking ticket on June 1, 2015, contested it on June 3, 2015 and were found liable for the ticket on October 30, 2015, how much would be owed on the ticket if you decided to pay the ticket immediately? 
    • A. 

      $25

    • B. 

      $50

    • C. 

      $60

    • D. 

      $0

  • 12. 
    If pulled over by a police officer and a moving violation ticket is issued, you can walk in to adjudicate the ticket at any time. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What are the ways to contest a parking or photo enforcement ticket? 
    • A. 

      Walk in adjudication

    • B. 

      Submit adjudication online

    • C. 

      Mail in adjudication

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What is the time frame available to contest or pay a ticket before a penalty is assessed causing the fine to double?
    • A. 

      60 calendar days

    • B. 

      30 calendar days

    • C. 

      120 calendar days

    • D. 

      90 calendar days

  • 15. 
    If your car is towed all tickets and towing fees can be paid at Adjudication Services.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What are the 3 ways District of Columbia law allows you to answer a parking ticket violation and where will I find that information?
    • A. 

      Admit with Explanation, Deny with Explanation, No-Fault

    • B. 

      Admit, Admit with Explanation, Deny

    • C. 

      Deny, Refuse to pay, Appeal

    • D. 

      Speeding, Photo Enforcement, Parking

  • 17. 
    An Appeal filed with the Traffic Adjudication Appeals Board (TAAB) has resulted in the hearing examiner's decision being affirmed or upheld. Can you appeal TAAB's decision? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      NO

  • 18. 
    If you partially pay a ticket, you are still able to submit it online for adjudication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When contesting or paying a parking ticket by US Mail, to satisfy the 30 day clock before the penalty is assessed, when must the letter be received by DMV Adjudication Services?
    • A. 

      Postmarked the 30th Day

    • B. 

      Received on or before the 30th Day

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a defense to a parking ticket?
    • A. 

      The vehicle tags were stolen at the time of the infraction.

    • B. 

      There were no other parking spaces available.

    • C. 

      None of the other cars had tickets on them.

    • D. 

      Someone driving by said it looked like a good spot to them.

  • 21. 
    Receiving a speeding ticket for going 42 miles per hour in a posted 25 miles per hour zone results in the same number of points on a driver record regardless of whether the ticket was issued by a police officer or a photo enforcement camera.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The department within the District Government that arranges payment plans for outstanding traffic tickets is.
    • A. 

      Bulk Collection Unit

    • B. 

      Central Collections Unit

    • C. 

      Adjudication Services

    • D. 

      Inspection Services

  • 23. 
    Administrative hearings for traffic tickets are conducted at all District government service centers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A person is able to walk in and contest a ticket in-person at Adjudication Services for a parking and photo enforcement ticket. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What are some ways that Traffic tickets can be paid?
    • A. 

      In-person

    • B. 

      Online

    • C. 

      Pay by phone

    • D. 

      All of the above