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Drivers must now go to court for failure to yield with bodily injury

Austin Transportation Department, in partnership with the Austin Police Department (APD) and Austin Municipal Court, announce a change to the way failure to yield crashes with injuries are documented by APD officers.  Recipients of failure to yield citations involved in crashes with injuries must now appear in court rather than being allowed to pay a fine without a prosecutor’s involvement.

Aligned with the City of Austin’s Vision Zero goal of eliminating traffic injuries and…