Traffic cases are brought by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol and heard in the fourth floor Division 14 courtroom. With the exception of holidays, cases are generally scheduled daily at 9:00am, 10:30am, and 1:30pm.
Defendants who are unable to attend Court on their scheduled court date may send an email to SCTraffic@shelbycountytn.gov. All emails should include their assigned court date, ticket number and case number.
Defendants who have completed Defensive Driving School have the option to email their certificate to the Court prior to their court date. The email should be sent no sooner than two weeks before the assigned court date to SCTraffic@shelbycountytn.gov, and should include the assigned court date, ticket number and case number.