3/9/2018Louisiana Ticket Quota Caught On Tape
Police officer in Gretna, Louisiana records his superiors ordering him to issue more tickets to make up lost revenue.
Police officials nearly always insist that ticket quotas are a myth. The denials, however, did not hold up in Gretna, Louisiana, where former Officer Daniel Swear produced a set of audio recordings in which his superiors told him in no uncertain terms that he had to step up the production of tickets solely for revenue purposes. "That was my professional adult version of finding out Santa Claus wasn't real," Swear said in a deposition. Swear sued his former employer for discrimination after ...
3/8/2018Georgia: County Lines Are Not A Safe Haven From Traffic Stops
Georgia Court of Appeals says police may stop motorists outside of their jurisdiction as long as they are continuously pursued.
3/7/2018New Rule Makes Electric Cars Beep
Electric cars must make noise while idling at traffic lights or while moving under a newly finalized federal rule.
3/6/2018Maryland House Passes Minor Speed Camera Reform
Maryland motorists could challenge red light camera tickets issued at intersections with illegally short yellows under proposed law.
3/5/2018Australia, France, Italy, Japan, Saudi Arabia, UK: Speed Cameras Thwarted
Resistance against the use of speed cameras continues to spread worldwide.
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