Section 12-12-52

Receipt of guilty pleas in traffic infraction prosecutions by magistrates.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 12-17-251, magistrates may receive pleas of guilty in traffic infraction prosecutions, but may not receive pleas in matters involving:

(1) Violations resulting in personal injury;

(2) Operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated;

(3) Reckless driving;

(4) Felonies or indictable offenses;

(5) Operation of motor vehicles without an operator's license or while the license is suspended or revoked; or

(6) A defendant convicted of two or more previous traffic offenses in the preceding 12 months.

(Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §4-106.)