A newly effective law in Michigan will allow drivers to erase certain penalties from their records. If a driver is willing to take a driver-improvement course – either online or in a classroom – certain minor offenses will not result in points being placed on his or her driver’s license.

The new law is one of many passed in recent months aimed at enhancing driver safety. Unlike most of the others, however, this law seeks to change and improve driver behavior rather than simply punishing the offender.