Written by Gregory Monte. I can kind of understand why there might be DUI and Seat Belt Checks - although I have written why I don't agree with them in earlier posts: DUI Arrests: Victimless Pre-crime? Live Free And Die? Seat Belt Use in New Hampshire Seat Belt Ticket Ends in Getting Shot by Cop A Worrying Trend in … Continue reading DUI Checks, Seat Belt Checks … Corona Virus Checks?
Written by Gregory Monte. In a blog post from last October (Can a Cop Pull You Over for Cursing?) I discussed why the following three actions were legal: Giving Middle Finger to a CopCursing at a CopCursing in Your Car (and a cop hears you) In a later post from last November (The Police and Free Speech) I … Continue reading Flipping Off a Cop – It’s Legal.
Written by Gregory Monte. The "Traffic Ticket Nazis" should be happy in these trying times. Traffic Ticket Nazi, noun: An individual who believes that tickets should be issued to all motorists for every minor traffic infraction. 1 mph over the limit? Ticket. Failure to signal at a deserted intersection? Ticket. Roll through a stop sign when no one … Continue reading Corona Virus Times: Cops Still Handing Out Speeding Tickets
Written by Gregory Monte. Amid all of the school closures around the country, you would think that the automated speed enforcement around schools would be unnecessary, right? Not in New York, however. According to a spokesperson at the NY DOT: “The law states the cameras must be on year-round from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m., Monday … Continue reading School Speeding Ticket When Schools Are Closed?
Written by TOM McCAREYBerwyn, Pa.Member of the National Motorists Association. I advocate for people to drive the safest speed, which they do 85% of the time. The reality of driver behavior is that people drive at a speed at which they feel safe. To test this, the Federal Highway Administration performed a study where they … Continue reading “Safety” and Speeding Tickets
Written by Gregory Monte. Last week I wrote a blog post about yet another useless traffic ticket advice website: More Useless Speeding Ticket Advice. A reader responded with a very interesting comment that I though was worth sharing. In response to the claim on the useless website that: “If you go to court, the prosecutor has to … Continue reading Traffic Tickets: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?
Written by Gregory Monte. One of the first websites that comes up in a Google Search using the term “speeding ticket” is an article called What to Do After Getting a Speeding Ticket. But if you are looking for any real helpful advice from this blog post, you will be sorely disappointed. This particular article is … Continue reading More Useless Speeding Ticket Advice
Written by Gregory Monte. I just wanted to take a moment to let everyone know that I have completed my first speeding ticket defense eBook which deals with the most basic way to beat a ticket. In my opinion, this is the first place you should start if you want to plan a defense. Here is … Continue reading Basic Speeding Ticket Defense
Written by Gregory Monte. Last week I published two blog posts dealing with state inspections of motor vehicles: Are Vehicle Inspections Necessary?Vehicle Inspections – Is It Really About Safety? Well, they were pretty timely, because my son returned from his PA inspection the other day and guess what? He failed to pass. Were his brakes bad? No. Did … Continue reading Car Inspection Rejection
Written by Gregory Monte. NOTE: I borrowed the picture idea above from one of the websites I am going to mention in today's blog post. There are two websites that offer excellent resources on cars and driving which I wanted to let readers know about. The first is the National Motorists Association and the second is … Continue reading Eric Peters Autos and National Motorists Association – Two Great Libertarian Leaning Websites About Driving and Cars.