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New legislation ends drivers license suspensions for outstanding traffic fines – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-04-07 19:40:22 –

Governor Doug Ducey has signed a law that prevents Arizonas from suspending their driver’s license due to unpaid traffic fines and fees.

In today’s statement, Governor Ducey said, “If you can’t afford the fine, especially if there are other steps the court can take to collect the fee, there is no point in interfering with it.” I did.

According to the release From the governor, about 31,000 driver’s licenses are currently suspended due to payment failures in Arizona.

The new law will reinstate the licenses of people who have been suspended or restricted due to failure to pay for civil traffic violations.

The law also gives judges the discretion to exempt or reduce mandatory fees if penalties can cause difficulties for violators.



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