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 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. 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.
Written by Gregory Monte. Beating the System You got a traffic ticket, you’re pissed off, you want to fight it – but you don’t even know where to begin. If this describes your current state of mind, then take a moment to read about what I discovered after spending three months attempting to find a sure-fire way … Continue reading Pissed Off About Your Traffic Ticket?
Written by Gregory Monte. I am writing this blog post about an incident I observed on my commute to work today. While making my way on Route 17 through New York state in early morning rush hour traffic, I was travelling in the right lane at about 60 mph. A NY state trooper passed me on … Continue reading Police Officer Driving Behavior: More “Just-US”
Written by Gregory Monte. Last week I concluded that state vehicle inspections were not necessarily about safety: Vehicle Inspections – Is It Really About Safety? Some of the Facebook commentary in response to that post informed me that some states actually don't have any inspections. This was news to me, so I decided to look into it … Continue reading Are Vehicle Inspections Necessary?
Written by Gregory Monte. I always assumed that vehicle inspections were required for safety reasons. After all, improperly maintained cars are hazardous to all drivers. But then I read that both the Virginia and West Virginia legislatures are considering extending inspections to every other year. In fact, they even thought about making them every three years. … Continue reading Vehicle Inspections – Is It Really About Safety?