9/22/2017Florida Supreme Court Says Police May Detain Innocent Passengers
Passengers not suspected of any wrongdoing can be held and questioned by police during any traffic stop under Florida high court ruling.
Passengers in automobiles that are pulled over for minor traffic violations are not free to leave the scene, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The justices insisted that it did not violate constitutional rights to hold a passenger not suspected of any wrongdoing for a "reasonable" time.
The high court came to this conclusion after evaluation the January 29, 2015 traffic stop in which a car with a faulty tail light was pulled over in Gainesville for allegedly rolling through a stop si ...
9/21/2017Iowa Supreme Court Hears Speed Camera Due Process Complaints
Oral arguments in Iowa Supreme Court case bring out dispute over the potential violation of the due process rights of motorists.
9/20/2017California Town Sticks With Embattled Red Light Camera Vendor
Solana Beach, California renews contract with Redflex despite the lack of evidence of a safety improvement.
9/19/2017New Mexico: Federal Judge Slaps Down Implausible Traffic Stop
US district court judge does not believe cop who claims he used his mirror to witness a car impeding traffic half-a-mile away.
9/18/2017France, Luxembourg, Malaysia: Speed Cameras Removed From Service
Vigilantes pulled down, smashed, burned and spraypainted speed cameras across Europe and Asia last week.