Dumb and Dumber – These two Virginia driving laws are as silly as it gets.

Written by Gregory Monte. Micromanaging Driver Behavior in Virginia? Today I happened to be glancing through the Virginia Motor Vehicle statues. I came across two “interesting” laws which illustrate perfectly a government's attempt to micromanage driver behavior.  I am sure everyone already knows that Virginia is the only state that doesn’t allow radar detectors (§ … Continue reading Dumb and Dumber – These two Virginia driving laws are as silly as it gets.

The Traffic Ticket Scam Machine

Written by Gregory Monte. Sometimes I am pretty hard on the cops who enforce traffic laws, but even I have to admit that they are not entirely to blame.  Yes, some of them are dicks, but I can’t put all of the onus on them.  After all, they are nothing more than cogs in the … Continue reading The Traffic Ticket Scam Machine

Virginia Driving Laws – You Would Need a Police State to Enforce Some of Them

Written by Gregory Monte. Moving Beyond Pennsylvania I recently started expanding my traffic research beyond Pennsylvania in order to find ways of helping citizens in other states beat their unfair tickets.  I posted my first major non-PA article which focused on New York State a couple of days ago.  In that post, I discussed several … Continue reading Virginia Driving Laws – You Would Need a Police State to Enforce Some of Them

A Stop Sign in Every Driveway?

Written by Gregory Monte. I realize that it is probably a waste of time, but I am addressing this blog post to those ultra-law-abiding-citizens who think that any traffic infraction must be handled by a cop issuing a citation.  I called them “Traffic Law Nazis” in a previous blog post. The "Traffic Law Nazis" vs. … Continue reading A Stop Sign in Every Driveway?

Beating a Traffic Ticket in New York – Using the law to defeat the law.

Written by Gregory Monte. “… even though the arresting officer saw the defendant disobey that device, the charge against the defendant is dismissed.” People v. Cooper, 112 Misc. 2d 277 - NY: Village Justice Court 1981 Winning on a Legal Technicality – Not Always Possible As I have written on numerous occasions, the only sure … Continue reading Beating a Traffic Ticket in New York – Using the law to defeat the law.

Using “Case Law Technicalities” to Beat Traffic Tickets

Written by Gregory Monte. Get Ready to be Blown Away If you appreciate learning ways to beat traffic tickets in order to put the powers that shouldn’t be in their proper place, you will love what I describe below.  At first it is going to sound too good to be true, but when I prove … Continue reading Using “Case Law Technicalities” to Beat Traffic Tickets

Are Speed Traps Allowed on Private Property?

Written by Gregory Monte. I am in the process of writing an eBook on how to effectively fight speeding tickets in Pennsylvania.  It will serve as a nice complement to my other eBook on fighting stop sign tickets – The Pennsylvania Stop Sign Ticket Defense. I mention this because in my speeding ticket research, I … Continue reading Are Speed Traps Allowed on Private Property?

Does a Cop Have Discretion When Issuing Tickets?

Written by Gregory Monte. I discovered a website recently called Officer.com which has an interesting forums section.  This is where regular peons – I mean citizens – get to ask the cops questions about traffic enforcement issues and other topics related to policing. I actually based one of my recent blog posts on the responses I … Continue reading Does a Cop Have Discretion When Issuing Tickets?

The Pennsylvania Stop Sign Ticket Defense in a Nutshell

Written by Gregory Monte. For a free PDF of this "nutshell" outline, click on the button below. Free PDF Copy of The Nutshell Point #1: If you were cited for failure to stop at a stop sign, you allegedly violated Title 75, Section 3323. Point #2: A stop sign is an “official traffic-control device.” Point … Continue reading The Pennsylvania Stop Sign Ticket Defense in a Nutshell