Previously licensed driver's could have up to six unpaid parking tickets without risking their license however a recent change to the law reduced that to three. The change could generate more than $400,000 for four of the Grosse Pointes alone.
Unpaid Parking Tickets
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Grosse Pointe court officials are urging anyone with unpaid parking tickets to pay up to avoid losing their driver's license.
A recent change in a state law regulating the issuance and renewal of driver's licenses could generate more than $400,000 in revenue in four of the Grosse Pointes. It is also likely to have a big impact for many municipalities throughout the state. Discussion about Senate Bill 0130 began in the state legislature last year but finally gained approval and was signed into law recently. Essentially, the bill amended the number of unpaid parking tickets a licensed driver may have before the Secretary of State will not renew the license. The law previously allowed drivers to have up to six unpaid tickets before license renawal would be denied; the amendment lowered that number to three. Court officials in the Grosse Pointes believe the change in…