Tucson Court’s Collection Change leads to Thousands of Vehicle Registration Holds

For Jason Sheals, owner of Fleet Appeal Power Washing, the letter from the Arizona Department of Transportation that he received in late February represented an existential threat to his business. That letter informed him that registration renewal for his work truck and trailer were blocked and would remain so until he dealt with two old traffic tickets — one for no proof of vehicle registration and the other for failing to stop at a red light — that dated back to 2004.