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Safety Training Option Program
S.T.O.P.

City of Lincoln / Lancaster County

Dismiss Your Minor Traffic Citation

Attend a 4-hour Defensive Driving Course or take it online

  • No Fine
  • No Court Appearance
  • No Points on Your Record
  • Improve Your Driving Habits

If you have participated in a Safety Training Option Program (S.T.O.P.) in Nebraska in the last three years you are NOT eligible.

Offenses Not Eligible

  • Speeding more than 19 mph over the speed limit
  • Multiple moving violations
  • Injury accidents; see accident reports: Lincoln Police Dept, Lancaster County Sheriff
  • Using handheld device (texting)
  • Failure to Yield/Move over/Slow down for emergency vehicles
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Willful reckless or reckless driving
  • CDL Operator's License holder
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Speed contest
  • Flee to avoid arrest
  • Refuse breath or blood test
  • Driving while suspended
  • School bus violation
  • No Insurance
  • No valid driver's license and/or valid registration
    • Eligible if renewed (MUST register in person with proof)

For additional not eligible offenses, please contact Lanc. Co Community Corrections - 402-441-3600

When to Enroll

If registered within ten (10) business days after receipt of the ticket, court costs are dismissed.

If registered after ten (10) business days, court costs are required to be paid after registering in office.

How to Enroll

Register online:

Register in person:

  • Community Corrections
    605 S. 10th Street, Ste B131
    (Main Entrance on North Side of Building)
    Lincoln, NE 68508
    Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday

What to Bring:

What to bring for in person registration:

  • Citation (issued in Lancaster County)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • $100.00 Cash, Credit Card** or Money Order (non-refundable)
    • If you did not have any of the following at the time of the citation
      • Valid insurance card
      • Valid registration
      • Valid Driver's license

**Credit Card processing fees are applicable

Enrollment Hours

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday

If you don't qualify

You my pay your citation/ticket at the State of Nebraska Internet Payment System if you don't require a court appearance.
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