Traffic Lights in Los Angeles – in Violation of the MUTCD?

Written by Gregory Monte. Is Los Angeles, CA acting in violation of the Federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) in the wake of the corona virus? Los Angeles Traffic Lights Adjusted To Prevent Unsafe Speeds During Pandem’c “Traffic signals across the city have been indefinitely put on ‘nighttime mode," which allow them to operate … Continue reading Traffic Lights in Los Angeles – in Violation of the MUTCD?

Obstructed Windshield Ticket? Police Have the Burden of Proof.

Written by Gregory Monte. This post is a follow up to last week’s discussion about whether a motorist can get a ticket for hanging an air freshener from his rear-view mirror – A Traffic Ticket for Hanging an Air-Freshener Off Your Rear-View Mirror? After reviewing many court decisions, it appears that there is really only one possible … Continue reading Obstructed Windshield Ticket? Police Have the Burden of Proof.

A Ticket for Driving Too Many Hours in a Day?

Written by Gregory Monte. I first discovered this particular law when doing research into the Virginia Motor Vehicle Code.  The result was a blog post called: Virginia Driving Laws – You Would Need a Police State to Enforce Some of Them The Virginia Statute (and my commentary on it) § 46.2-812. Driving more than thirteen hours … Continue reading A Ticket for Driving Too Many Hours in a Day?

How to Effectively Challenge a Speeding Ticket.

Written by Gregory Monte. Notice that I did not title my blog post “How to Effectively BEAT a Speeding Ticket.” Unfortunately, I can’t tell you a magic way to beat each and every possible speeding ticket. But what I can do is teach you a method about how to approach your ticket so that you … Continue reading How to Effectively Challenge a Speeding Ticket.