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Legal Aid Group Challenges Virginia’s Suspension of Driver’s Licenses Over Unpaid Fees

An advocacy group has filed a lawsuit challenging Virginia’s practice of suspending the driver’s licenses of people who can’t pay court costs and fines. In a federal lawsuit filed against the commissioner of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, the …

Tennessee Revokes 14K Licenses of Clarksville Area Drivers

Thousands of people in the Clarksville, Tennessee, area received surprise notices in the mail that their licenses have been revoked because records show they have not paid court fines and fees dating back to 2012. A total of 14,223 notices …

Alabama Schools Look to Suspend Drivers Licenses of Truant Students

School officials in Limestone County, Alabama say that in November they will move to suspend the driver licenses of students who are chronically absent without a valid reason. The Code of Alabama allows for the denying of licenses for those …

Clerical Errors Delayed 100s of Driver License Suspensions in Penn.

Driver’s license suspensions in hundreds of criminal cases in Pennsylvania since 2008 are being carried out now because of what York County, Penn., officials say was an oversight. The York Dispatch reported on August 6 that defendants in about 2,000 …