New Jersey bill could lower fines for drivers who forget their licenses

    A bill under review by a New Jersey Senate committee this morning aims to lower the fines for drivers who get caught cruising without a license.

    The Senate Transportation Committee will convene at 10 a.m., the Associated Press reports, to consider the measure that would lower the fines by $50 and give judges the chance to dismiss the charges.

    Provided motorists can prove they has a valid license, registration and insurance at the time of the stop, the fine would be $100, with $25 going to an uninsured drivers fund.


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