Are Vehicle Inspections Necessary?

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?

Illegal Stop Signs – Legal Brief Submitted to PA Court of Common Pleas

Written by Gregory Monte. I am making available to any interested person the actual legal brief that I wrote for submission to the Wayne County, PA, Court of Common Pleas to prove that a stop sign without proper authorization is not enforceable. Portions of the document appear below, but if you want to see the complete … Continue reading Illegal Stop Signs – Legal Brief Submitted to PA Court of Common Pleas

Lame Advice From a Lawyer? You Get What Pay For …

Written by Gregory Monte. The Case That Inspired This Post There is a lawyer-based traffic ticket “help” website called AVVO.  Back in 2013 someone posted a question about a ticket he received for allegedly delaying traffic in New Jersey, a violation of 39:4-56. Delaying traffic prohibited: “No person shall drive or conduct a vehicle in such … Continue reading Lame Advice From a Lawyer? You Get What Pay For …

Yet Another Worthless Traffic Ticket Advice Website

Written by Gregory Monte. “Convince the judge that although you may have "rolled through" the stop sign, it was an honest and reasonable error, and you will always pay close attention to the sign in the future.” Citation for Running a Stop Sign: Options in Court Is that advice not laughable?  Does anyone really think … Continue reading Yet Another Worthless Traffic Ticket Advice Website

No, I’m not a f***ing attorney – but I know the law.

Written by Gregory Monte. I accompanied my son to his summary appeal at the Wayne County (PA) Courthouse on March 7, 2019.  When the judge decided to prevent him from offering important evidence, I felt obligated to call out from “behind the bar” to let the judge know that she was making a mistake.  My … Continue reading No, I’m not a f***ing attorney – but I know the law.