Group sues Texas over driver surcharge program

Texas drivers who have been cited or arrested may, depending on the infractions, find another, lesser-known charge has been levied upon them by the state, in addition to their fines and court fees. Attorneys from the Austin Community Law Center, in conjunction with Equal Justice Under Law, a Washington-D.C. Based nonprofit organization, have taken steps to end this practice – on Wednesday, they filed suit against Texas officials in an attempt to revamp the controversial Driver Responsibility Program…