Cost of traffic fines, fees limiting opportunities for thousands of Memphians

By Updated: September 17, 2018 4:01 PM CT | Published: September 17, 2018 10:12 AM CT
<strong>Caitlin Mayo and her son, Declan, 2, wait in line for traffic court on Monday, Aug. 13. Rising traffic and license fees are a heavy burden for many Memphians,&nbsp; creating an impossible situation for many working poor who can't pay their fees without work and can't find work without a driver's license.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Caitlin Mayo and her son, Declan, 2, wait in line for traffic court on Monday, Aug. 13. Rising traffic and license fees are a heavy burden for many Memphians,  creating an impossible situation for many working poor who can't pay their fees without work and can't find work without a driver's license. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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