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Traffic cases heard in Division 14 are brought by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol and heard on the fourth floor of 201 Poplar Avenue. With the exception of Shelby County 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 and make a request. All emails should include the defendant's full name as written on the traffic citation, assigned court date, ticket number and eight-digit case number, if known.

 

Defendants who have completed Defensive Driving School and are unable to attend Court have the option to email their certificate to the Court no sooner than two weeks prior to their court date to SCTraffic@shelbycountytn.gov.  The email must include the defendant's full name, assigned court date, ticket number and eight-digit case number, if known.  

For citizens who need or are planning to take the Tennessee Driver's License test, a comprehensive Driver License Manual can be found at https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/safety/documents/DL_Manual.pdf and a study guide is also available in the City Court Clerk's Office located at 201 Poplar Avenue or click here.

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