Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Full Resource Name:

Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal

670 New London Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

(401) 275-2700

www.courts.ri.gov/Courts/rhodeislandtraffictribunal/Pages/default.aspx

Description:

The Traffic Tribunal is part of the Rhode Island unified court system and is comprised of eight (8) judicial officers, which include a Chief Magistrate, an Administrative Magistrate, two (2) Associate Judges, and four (4) Magistrates.

The Traffic Tribunal has original jurisdiction over civil traffic offenses committed in Rhode Island, including breathalyzer refusals. Further, the Traffic Tribunal has authority over certain Department of Environmental Management offenses. The Traffic Tribunal has oversight responsibilities and concurrent jurisdiction with the Municipal Courts for lesser traffic offenses.

The Traffic Tribunal operates several daily calendars including arraignments, trials, motions, and citation (collections) cases. The court also has an Appeals Division which processes Traffic Tribunal, Municipal Court, and Division of Motor Vehicle appeals.

Primary Services:

  • Traffic Courts  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:30AM-4:00PM

Program Fees:

Varies

Eligibility:

civil traffic offenses committed in Rhode Island, including breathalyzer refusals

Is Shelter?

No

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