DUI Checks, Seat Belt Checks … Corona Virus Checks?

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 Seat Belt Enforcement? Seat … Continue reading DUI Checks, Seat Belt Checks … Corona Virus Checks?

Flipping Off a Cop – It’s Legal.

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.

Corona Virus Times: Cops Still Handing Out Speeding Tickets

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

School Speeding Ticket When Schools Are Closed?

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?

“Safety” and Speeding Tickets

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

Traffic Tickets: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

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?

More Useless Speeding Ticket Advice

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