Passing a Car in the Left Lane – An Important Clarification and Update.

Written by Gregory Monte. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about how you could get a ticket for traveling in the left lane of a highway: A Traffic Ticket for Traveling in the Left Lane? The point I made was that, in most states, you have a duty to keep right unless passing.  … Continue reading Passing a Car in the Left Lane – An Important Clarification and Update.

Are Stop Signs WITHOUT White Borders Enforceable?

Written by Gregory Monte. I will keep this post short and to the point because detailed commentary is unnecessary.  The only reason I am even spending the time at all is because I didn’t find a web site that properly answered this question. I did find one related article entitled Are Stop Signs with White … Continue reading Are Stop Signs WITHOUT White Borders Enforceable?

Really? The State is Concerned About My Son’s Driving?

Written by Gregory Monte. I received some correspondence from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation several months ago related to my son's conviction in Magisterial Court for a stop sign violation (he won his case on appeal by the way). At the time, I wondered if I might be the only one offended by the bullshit … Continue reading Really? The State is Concerned About My Son’s Driving?

The Dukes of Hazzard and Police Jurisdiction

Written by Gregory Monte. If you grew up in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, you might remember the TV show The Dukes of Hazzard.  I watched this show regularly, and always loved the scenes when Bo and Luke drove their car past the county line and the sheriff couldn’t touch them.  In the real … Continue reading The Dukes of Hazzard and Police Jurisdiction

Violation of Due Process? Cops don’t have to show you the radar reading when you are stopped for speeding.

Written by Gregory Monte.  “No state law requires an officer to show you his radar gun.” Does a speeding motorist have the right to see the radar gun? “… I would find that Owens's due process rights were violated when the trooper refused the appellant's request to view the radar reading when he was stopped.” … Continue reading Violation of Due Process? Cops don’t have to show you the radar reading when you are stopped for speeding.