Palm Beach County commissioners on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to an appeals system that would let drivers contest red-light camera tickets before a special magistrate rather than in court.
The procedure would allow drivers to challenge the $158 tickets before it appears on their driving record. They currently have to wait 30 days, when the fine for the infraction has climbed to $264, and their only recourse is to go to court, where they could face court costs and have the ticket added to their driving record.
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