SCT: Fine Payment Easier With eTraffic.sct
SCT Says eTraffic.sct Makes Paying Fines Easy
By William Welsh, Staff Writer
AUG. 16 ? Systems & Computer Technology Corp. has developed a new electronic system that allows citizens to pay traffic violations 24 hours a day.
The system, known as eTraffic.sct, was developed in partnership with TouchNet Information Systems Inc. of Lenexa, Kan.
California's Solano County and Missouri's Administrative Office of Courts have signed letters of intent and are expected to be among the first state and local governments to implement eTraffic.sct, according to Malvern, Pa.-based SCT.
As designed, eTraffic.sct accepts payments in real time by Internet or phone. If used online, eTraffic issues automatic receipts, confirms payments and processes the payments by their due dates. It also is designed for integration into courts' existing case and financial management systems.
Besides processing payments, the system completes related tasks such as docketing, case and charge disposition, pleas, sentencing, financial transactions and auditing of payments.
SCT expects the solution will provide many benefits to courts, including increased revenue, less crowding at court facilities and a more productive working environment for court employees.
"eTraffic.sct gives constituents the service they expect and frees court staff from routine administrative tasks, letting them concentrate on knowledge work that enhances delivery of justice," said Mike Daniels, SCT's president of global government solutions.