2/1/2017Anti-Protest Laws Enhance Penalties For Blocking Highways
Lawmakers in Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and North Dakota seek greater penalties for obstructing roads and highways.
Statehouses around the nation are considering legislation designed to discourage political protesters from blocking traffic. The measures would enhance penalties and call for swift police action to restore the flow of traffic. Last July, around three hundred Black Lives Matter activists in St. Paul, Minnesota shut down Interstate 94 for over five hours to protest the police shooting of Philando Castile during a traffic stop. In California, protests spread to the Bay Bridge in San Francisco, I ...
1/31/2017UK To Require Auto Insurance For Race Cars, Wheelchairs
UK government reluctantly proposes to make auto insurance mandatory for any vehicle on private roads in response to European court ruling.
1/30/2017France, Italy, UK: Speed Cameras Smeared, Spraypainted, Scorched
Vigilantes across Europe disabled speed cameras last week with paint and fire.
1/27/2017Massachusetts Supreme Court: School Rules Do Not Apply When Driving Past
Being a passenger in a car driving past a school or park does not trigger drug-free school zone law, Massachusetts Supreme Court rules.
1/26/2017Missouri Appeals Court Slams Attempt To Stop Anti-Red Light Camera Referendum
Appellate court upholds the right of Missouri voters to use ballot initiatives to outlaw the use of automated ticketing machines.
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