How I Beat a Ridiculous Stop Sign Ticket (Part Two)

This is the second installment by a reader of my blog who unfairly received a stop sign ticket last summer. You can review his initial post here where he describes how/why he got the ticket and his initial search to find a way to beat it. Today he details his use of the Federal Manual … Continue reading How I Beat a Ridiculous Stop Sign Ticket (Part Two)

Racism AND Revenue?

Written by Gregory Monte. NOTE: The second and third installments of How I Beat a Ridiculous Stop Sign Ticket will be posted this Wednesday and Thursday. Over the past several months I have pointed out that Pennsylvania State Police Troop B is way more likely to issue speeding tickets than any other Troop in the state.  … Continue reading Racism AND Revenue?

How I Beat a Ridiculous Stop Sign Ticket (Part One)

This is my first “guest” post.  It was written by a reader of my blog who unfairly received a stop sign ticket.  Rather than simply accepting his fate, however, he decided to fight it.  As you will read, he ultimately won his case. I have divided up his story into three parts and will post … Continue reading How I Beat a Ridiculous Stop Sign Ticket (Part One)

Think a Dash Cam Will Help You Beat a Traffic Ticket? Think Again.

Written by Gregory Monte. I have stressed in numerous blog posts that the only sure-fire way to beat a ticket is to find a technicality in the law that the judge will be forced to accept.  The example I like to use to prove my point is the case of my son’s stop sign ticket.  He … Continue reading Think a Dash Cam Will Help You Beat a Traffic Ticket? Think Again.

A Worrying Trend in Seat Belt Enforcement?

Written by Gregory Monte. On Monday I reported that Pennsylvania State Police Troop B issued way more seat belt violation tickets in 2019 than any of the other Troops: Seat Belt Ticket or Just a Warning? Here is what I concluded in that post: “You would think that no matter where you drive in Pennsylvania, the State … Continue reading A Worrying Trend in Seat Belt Enforcement?

China – Nirvana for the Traffic Ticket Nazis

Written by Gregory Monte. The Soup Nazi vs. the Traffic Ticket Nazi According to an article that was published by the Independent in 2018 … “Traffic police in China are to begin using facial-recognition technology to identify jaywalkers and automatically issue them fines by text.” This got me thinking about some of the negative feedback I have received on Facebook … Continue reading China – Nirvana for the Traffic Ticket Nazis

Seat Belt Ticket or Just a Warning?

Written by Gregory Monte. As I have indicated in several previous blog posts, the Pennsylvania State Police step-up enforcement on the roads during each holiday season and then report the results of their efforts on the  “Pennsylvania Pressroom” page.  One of the enforcement categories that is regularly documented is the number of tickets vs. warnings issued … Continue reading Seat Belt Ticket or Just a Warning?

The “Cowboy” PA State Troopers – 2019 Results are in …

Written by Gregory Monte. As I have indicated in previous blog posts, the Pennsylvania State Police step-up enforcement on the roads during each holiday season and then report the results of their efforts on the  “Pennsylvania Pressroom” page.  Before I discuss those results, let me remind readers that this is the sixth installment in a series … Continue reading The “Cowboy” PA State Troopers – 2019 Results are in …

Yes, Traffic Ticket Quotas Do Exist.

Written by Gregory Monte. If you check out the question/answer website Quora.com, you will find the following question: Are traffic ticket quotas used by law enforcement? After reading all of the answers written by Quora contributors, I felt impelled to provide my own, because too many of the individuals who responded denied the existence of traffic … Continue reading Yes, Traffic Ticket Quotas Do Exist.