10/16/2018Michigan Motorist Fights Tire Chalking
Sixth Circuit US Court of Appeals to rule on whether meter maids need to obtain a warrant before chalking tires.
Meter maids may need to contact a judge to obtain a warrant before drawing chalk marks on car tires, depending on the findings of a three-judge panel. The Sixth Circuit US Court of Appeals earlier this month heard arguments in a case that will decide whether the use of chalk to track cars and issue parking tickets constitutes an unlawful search, as if the meter maid had placed a GPS tracking device on the vehicle without a warrant.
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10/15/2018Arizona, France, Italy, Russia: Speed Cameras Toppled, Blinded
Across the world, speed cameras and red light cameras fell last week.
10/12/2018Facebook Traffic Stop Complaint Triggers Kentucky Cops
Lawsuit charges Kentucky state troopers with assault, puppy-kicking over a Facebook complaint about a traffic stop.
10/11/2018Los Angeles, California Court Forced To Reform Traffic Fine Policies
Los Angeles and the state of California update policies to limit the suspension of drivers licenses over unpaid traffic tickets.
10/10/2018Illinois Court Blocks Traffic Stop Based On Dubious Tip
A claimed anonymous tip, without evidence of reliability, cannot be the sole justification for a traffic stop under Illinois appellate ruling.