Some people make the choice not to pay a traffic ticket. They assume that it may catch up with them one day, but assume that they will only be made to pay the ticket. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the case for an Ohio woman who failed to pay a ticket she … Read More
If you have unpaid traffic tickets in California, you may have just missed the deadline to take advantage of the state’s amnesty program. Officials understand that some people don’t pay traffic tickets because they simply can’t afford to, so they wanted to make it easier. An amnesty program was started … Read More
Late in 2015, the South Dakota legislature passed a funding bill after slipping in an amendment raising the top speed limit in the state to 80 mph. Because the amendment was slipped in, there was very little discussion about it.
In under a month, speed limit signs that depicted the … Read More
A bill has been introduced in Denver that would ease the penalties drivers face when they fail to pay traffic citations. That bill is slowly working its way through the state legislature. House Bill 1162 has made it over the first hurdle in the House Judiciary Committee and is being … Read More
Anyone with a traffic ticket that they let go unpaid in Wayne County, Michigan is in luck: 16 separate districts are offering amnesty. Unfortunately, if you were caught in Detroit, you’re not one of the lucky ones. Detroit is not participating in the voluntary amnesty program.
According to recent data, police in New York City are writing more traffic citations today than at any other time in history. Thanks to the ticket blitz, fatalities related to traffic collisions are on the decline. We are now just over three months into the new year and cops have … Read More
A teenager was taken into custody in Chester County, Pennsylvania for what authorities are calling a fake traffic ticket scam. The tickets were sent to homes in Westtown Township. The teen accused of the crime, according to police, left the “citations” in the mailboxes of four houses in the … Read More
“How far do I want to take this?” It’s a question many people ask themselves when they decide to fight a traffic ticket. Most people stop when a judge finds them guilty of the infraction. Not so for a man in California. A 73-year-old man has taken his red-light ticket … Read More
Being a college student is stressful enough. Imagine walking back to your car from class only to find a traffic citation on your windshield tucked neatly under your wiper. Thousands of students at Northwest University in Missouri are experiencing just that.
Not every person chooses to fight a traffic ticket in court. For some, it doesn’t make financial sense. For others, time in court means time away from work and a day without pay. No matter the reason, sometimes paying a citation just makes more sense.