Times: Bridge drivers may get easier ride in toll court

Times: Bridge drivers may get easier ride in toll court

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Times: Bridge drivers may get easier ride in toll court

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by MIKE LINDBLOM / The Seattle Times

KING5.com

Posted on July 1, 2013 at 8:23 AM

The state’s toll-enforcement courts, which started out in 2012 by rejecting motorists’ pleas to reduce hundreds and even thousands of dollars in penalties, might soon be showing more empathy.

On July 28, a new law will allow the judges to consider several factors when people ask for a break. Acceptable excuses include a divorce that results in a change of car ownership, a military deployment overseas, the owner’s death, an eviction or simply not receiving the original bill.

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