State records show that traffic citation fines have skyrocketed over the last decade, with some common infractions now costing close to 0.Noah Berger/For The Center for Investigative Reporting Motorist Derick Neal doesn’t remember the April night when he rolled through a right turn at a red light in San Leandro, Calif. The video
Caroline Chen is a reporting intern at The Center for Investigative Reporting. She has freelanced for the New York Daily News and The Huffington Post and previously interned at SF Weekly and Time Out Hong Kong. She received her master's degree at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in 2013 and was a recipient of a Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship. She earned a bachelor's degree from Stanford University with a major in English and minor in math.
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