SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — California drivers are being offered a discount on unpaid traffic tickets in a program designed to help both drivers and the cash-strapped judicial system
More than 6 million cases statewide may qualify for this limited-time amnesty program from the State of California, which clears drivers' moving violations at a reduced cost.
"We hope people will take advantage of this money-saving offer," summed up Philip Carrizosa with the Judicial Council of California.
The amnesty programs goes into effect January 1, 2012 and is open through June 2012. California Superior Courts in all 58 counties are offering 50% off unpaid moving violation tickets issued before 2009.
"After January 1 you'll be eligible to pay only 50% of what is due and that's 50% of the total amount," Carrizosa explained.
Misdemeanor and felony warrants do not qualify for the program.
"You cannot have any outstanding warrants and parking tickets are not included," heRead More »from California Offers Drivers Limited Amnesty For Unpaid Tickets