New York State has lifted suspensions on driver’s licenses for those who received them as result of unpaid traffic fees and fines.
Payment plan options will also be put in place.
“Hundreds of thousands of drivers were unable to drive simply because they could not afford to pay a traffic ticket all in one lump sum. And that ends tomorrow,” Katie Adamides, with the Fines and Fees Justice Center told MyTwinTiers.com.
It’s part of the Driver’s License Suspension Reform Act, which was passed and signed into law earlier this year.
All of those that thad been in place will be terminated today.
Your license can still be suspended for unanswered tickets, or for not appearing in court, officials warn. The DMV will also be sending notifications to people with suspensions about the changes and payment plans.
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