Traffic Tickets

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Proposes Amnesty On Traffic Debt For The Poor

Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an amnesty program for Californians who can’t afford to pay off spiraling traffic fines and court penalties.


Pedestrians carry shopping bags as they walk through the Union Square shopping district San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Launches Pedestrian Safety Campaign To Combat Surge of Fatal Crashes

The 21 pedestrian deaths in 2013 in San Francisco has spurred a new focus in City Hall on how to make the city’s streets safer for those on foot.


San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (San Jose Chamber of Commerce)

San Jose Police Officer Leaks Photo Of Mayor Reed’s Traffic Ticket

A police chief has scolded his officers for the Internet posting of a photograph of a traffic citation given to San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed.


San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Reed Gets Traffic Ticket During Morning Commute

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed is facing a $35 fine or traffic school after he received a traffic ticket Tuesday morning.


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Phil Matier: Emergency CA Supreme Court Meeting Over New Budget Plan

Gov. Brown’s proposed budget cuts to the court system will likely go through, which is cause for an emergency meeting by the state Supreme Court.


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About The Bay: Amnesty Still Pricey For California Ticket Scofflaws

During his travels About the Bay, KCBS’ Mike Sugerman found that even with the discount, drivers are paying more than they’d like for those violations.


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California Offers Drivers Limited Amnesty For Unpaid Tickets

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


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Closer Look: More Fines Instead Of Service For Traffic Tickets

Given the choice, most people who get a traffic ticket would choose community service over paying what have become hefty fines.

CBS San Francisco–08/17/2011