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State Sale! Get 50% Off Your Old California Traffic Tickets!


The San Francisco Chronicle reports,
If you have an unpaid traffic ticket that's been gathering dust for three years or more, the state has a deal for you: Pay up during the first six months of 2012 and get 50 percent off.

The one-time discount, authorized by a new state law, is designed to help both delinquent drivers and financially strapped state and local governments.


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The discounts apply to fines that were due before the start of 2009 for any traffic violation except drunken or reckless driving. They do not cover parking tickets. Counties will have the option of limiting the discounts to traffic infractions, like running a red light or speeding, and excluding more serious violations punishable as misdemeanors, like driving with a suspended license.