State Offers Drivers Way To Work Off Responsibility Fees

December 18, 2014

By Pat Batcheller

"These extra fees are just unreasonable."

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson.

Drivers who owe the state money could work off their debt by doing community service. A new law takes effect in January that wipes out certain driver responsibility fees for qualified motorists.

Secretary of State Ruth Johnson tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller the community service program will help drivers who owe hundreds—even thousands—of dollars in unpaid fees. Click on the audio links above to hear the conversation.

Find out more about the new driver responsibility laws starting in 2015 here.