Frequently, the press releases issued in regard to the roundup encourage you to run down to the courthouse and pay your ticket. With the possible exception of getting arrested, this is the worst thing you can do!
If you pay the fine on your outstanding traffic ticket warrant, the violation will become a conviction and appear on your driving record. The Texas Department of Public Safety can impose surcharges, and your insurance premiums may rise.
If you’re unsure, a good way to check is by searching the Texas Department of Public Safety website by clicking here.
Avoid surcharges, increased insurance premiums, and jail. Don’t get “rounded up.”