Information about the Driver Responsibility Fee Community Service Program
The Driver Responsibility Fee Community Service Program ended December 31, 2015. Applications will no longer be accepted for this program. If you are currently completing your community service because you received confirmation it was accepted late in 2015, remember to send in your completed verification form within 45 days of the date you received it
Law changes effective October 1, 2015
- Law Changes Effective April 1, 2013
- Law Changes Effective October 1, 2012
Frequently Asked Questions about the Driver Responsibility Fee Community Service Program
Drivers with seven points or more on their driving record will receive fee assessments.As of November of 2006, point assessments will be issued.
If you have received an "Order of Action" notice alerting you of a Driver Responsibility Fee Suspension
Second Year Driver Responsibility Fee NoticesStarting in April 2005 second year Driver Responsibility Fee notices will be issued.
Periodically the Michigan Department of Treasury experiences extremely high call volumes, which may result in lengthy wait time. For your convenience, the Michigan Department of Treasury, Driver Responsibility Fee Information Line has extended hours of:
What is Driver Responsibility
Its purpose is to encourage traffic safety by deterring potentially dangerous driving behavior. Other states, including New Jersey and Texas, have implemented similar laws. Michigan's Driver Responsibility Law calls for a monetary assessment for drivers who:
- Are convicted of specific qualifying offenses, or
- Accumulate seven or more qualifying points on their driving records