DETROIT (AP) – A Detroit court has collected about $300,000 through a 2-day program that allowed motorists to pay their overdue tickets without forking over cash for late fees or warrant fees.
The Detroit News reports (detne.ws/1SbFfhj) that 2,232 cases were closed. Nearly 1,900 suspended licenses were cleared.READ MORE: Unemployment In Michigan: 30,816 New Jobless Claims Filed Last Week
Hundreds of people lined up Dec. 28-29 outside 36th District Court to have their cases settled. Another 500 people will be allowed to pay tickets or fines through the end of January.READ MORE: If Kids Are Able To Get COVID Vaccine, Health Department May Re-Evaluate Michigan’s Re-Opening Plan
Chief Judge Nancy Blount said in a release that many people “have been struggling to reinstate their driving privileges.”
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