WBFO: State effort to eliminate driver’s license suspensions gets local support

“According to the Driven by Justice Coalition, over 1.6 million suspensions due to traffic debt were issued to New Yorker’s over a 28-month span. Kennedy said the suspensions are not equitable and poor people are punished for being poor.

“Driver’s license suspension rates are nearly nine times higher in the ten poorest communities across New York State,” he said. “Compared to the ten wealthiest.”

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