RULE 6.470.   COSTS

(a)    Hearing Required. In those cases in which a hearing is held to determine whether a traffic infraction was committed, court costs and surcharges as authorized by law may be assessed by the official against the defendant in addition to the penalty imposed.

(b)    No Hearing Required. When no hearing is required or held and the defendant admits the commission of the offense by paying the penalty or receiving a withheld adjudication pursuant to section 318.14(9) or (10), Florida Statutes, costs and surcharges as provided by law or administrative order may be imposed.

(c)    Election to Attend School. If a defendant elects to attend a driver improvement school as provided in rule 6.330, the law enforcement education assessments shall be collected at the time the defendant appears before the traffic violations bureau to make the election.