Reform advocates want Oklahoma to halt driver’s license suspension as an incentive to pay tickets …

Failure to pay fines and fees for everything from court costs associated with criminal offenses to simple traffic tickets is ensnaring tens of thousands of Oklahomans each year in a “vicious cycle” of poverty and punishment, according to state policy reform advocates. In Oklahoma, one of the consequences of failing to pay court debts can be the loss of a driver’s license, which can have a direct impact on someone’s ability to pay their outstanding debt…