Parking tickets are bankrupting Chicago residents

Mar 6, 2018
Why Chicago has more parking ticket debt than other major American cities, and who the system targets.
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California considers reducing traffic fines for low-income drivers

Jun 19, 2017
Penalties add up fast if you can't pay your ticket.
A red light camera warning for motorists in Los Angeles. The state is considering a proposal to reduce the cost of a  traffic ticket for low-income residents.
Larry Buhl

What are tech companies doing to stop distracted driving?

Apr 27, 2016
Distracted driving is a public health crisis. But there are no easy fixes.
The number of Americans that use their phone while driving is up in spite of widespread bans. 

Fines, fees add up when probation services go private

Aug 7, 2015
Companies use the power of public court to collect on traffic tickets.