More Corona Virus Times – Speeding is all the rage now, it appears….

Written by Gregory Monte. More and more often these days I am seeing articles about how motorists are speeding on the roads.  With so many citizens in quarantine, traffic is much lighter than it used to be so this kind of makes sense. Here are some examples: Speed camera violations skyrocket on empty New York City … Continue reading More Corona Virus Times – Speeding is all the rage now, it appears….

Traffic Ticket for Failure to Stop at a “Non-Existent” Stop Line?

Written by Gregory Monte. Jorge Sanchez was pulled over for violating the “stop bar” statute in Florida: 316.123 Vehicle entering stop or yield intersection “Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver of a vehicle approaching a stop intersection indicated by a stop sign shall stop at a clearly marked … Continue reading Traffic Ticket for Failure to Stop at a “Non-Existent” Stop Line?

The Corona Virus and Self-Serve Gas Stations

Written by Gregory Monte. Because I work in New Jersey but live in Pennsylvania, I get to experience filling up my car in two distinctly different ways. In my home state I am allowed to do it myself but in New Jersey, someone else has to do it for me. The result is that I almost … Continue reading The Corona Virus and Self-Serve Gas Stations

Flipping Off a Cop – It’s Legal.

Written by Gregory Monte. In a blog post from last October (Can a Cop Pull You Over for Cursing?) I discussed why the following three actions were legal: Giving Middle Finger to a CopCursing at a CopCursing in Your Car (and a cop hears you) In a later post from last November (The Police and Free Speech) I … Continue reading Flipping Off a Cop – It’s Legal.

School Speeding Ticket When Schools Are Closed?

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?

Traffic Tickets: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

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?

More Useless Speeding Ticket Advice

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