Size DOES Matter … At Least When It Comes to Speed Limit Signs …

Written by Gregory Monte. Yesterday I discussed the legal requirements for the size of a stop sign.  In that post, I concluded that a stop sign which does not adhere to the Federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) guidelines is not enforceable: A Small Stop Sign Cannot Be Enforced. These same guidelines also apply to … Continue reading Size DOES Matter … At Least When It Comes to Speed Limit Signs …

Police Radar Use – Breakdown by State, County and More

Written by Gregory Monte. Last week I wrote a post about my personal experience with police radar in the three states I travel through every day: New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania. Police Radar in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania - Get a radar detector to avoid a speeding ticket. I had no idea … Continue reading Police Radar Use – Breakdown by State, County and More

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.

Radar Use by Cops in PA – Money Mills vs. Traffic Safety.

Written by Gregory Monte. “Pennsylvania is the only state in the country which doesn’t allow its municipal police officers to use radar guns.” That is how Adam Herman of the Philly Voice started out his article dated March 14, 2019. Proposed Pa. Senate bill would (finally) allow municipal police to use radar guns He then … Continue reading Radar Use by Cops in PA – Money Mills vs. Traffic Safety.