The act of infracting or breaking; breach; violation; nonobservance; infringement; as, an infraction of a treaty, compact, rule, or law.
A less serious violation of the law that is punishable only by a fine.
A minor violation of a law, contract, or right. It is not as serious as a misdemeanor or a felony. You can't go to jail.
The breaking of a minor law; usually traffic laws in which no imprisonment may be imposed.