Solano County Settlement Would Offer Alternatives to Traffic Fines

Date Posted: 08/09/2017

Categories: News, Traffic Tickets, California DMV

Advocates for California motorists who face mounting fees for traffic tickets took another step Tuesday to ease the burden, a settlement that seeks to offer options to paying fines that many people can’t afford.

The settlement with Solano County Superior Court, described by advocacy groups as a model for other counties, requires the court to notify drivers of affordable alternatives to traffic fines. Depending on their income, they could ask to pay the fine in installments, seek a lower fine, or perform community service.

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