A Short Stop Sign Cannot Be Enforced

Written by Gregory Monte. In a blog post from last week, I proved that a stop sign that was shorter than the required minimum height could not be enforced in Ohio: Beating a Stop Sign Ticket in Ohio – A Technicality in the Law that Works.  Today I will argue that this technicality also applies to most … Continue reading A Short Stop Sign Cannot Be Enforced

Using the “MUTCD Technicality” to Beat a Traffic Ticket

Written by Gregory Monte. I Love “Technicalities” I write a lot of blog posts about using “technicalities” to beat traffic tickets.  You can go to the archives section of my blog page if you want to see the whole list of articles related to this topic.  When I use the term “technicality,” I have in … Continue reading Using the “MUTCD Technicality” to Beat a Traffic Ticket

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.

NY vs. PA – Police Officer’s Testimony About Speed

Written by Gregory Monte. I wrote a post back in April called Police Officer’s Opinion About Your Speed – Not Enough to Convict.  As the title suggests, I discussed why a Pennsylvania driver could not be convicted of a speeding violation just based on a police officer’s opinion about how fast he was travelling.  Today I … Continue reading NY vs. PA – Police Officer’s Testimony About Speed

The “Road Hog Statute” – A Motor Vehicle Law to Enforce Common Courtesy.

Written by Gregory Monte. While I didn’t do exhaustive research, a quick Google search revealed that many states have laws which direct how drivers should behave when “meeting” a vehicle coming in the opposite direction on a narrow road.  The language was the same in each of the examples I came across: “Drivers of vehicles … Continue reading The “Road Hog Statute” – A Motor Vehicle Law to Enforce Common Courtesy.

Beating a Traffic Ticket in New York – Using the law to defeat the law.

Written by Gregory Monte. “… even though the arresting officer saw the defendant disobey that device, the charge against the defendant is dismissed.” People v. Cooper, 112 Misc. 2d 277 - NY: Village Justice Court 1981 Winning on a Legal Technicality – Not Always Possible As I have written on numerous occasions, the only sure … Continue reading Beating a Traffic Ticket in New York – Using the law to defeat the law.