8/28/2015Study Shows Hybrids Are Not Improving US Fleet Mileage
Study shows average fuel economy for the US vehicle fleet has improved less than 1 MPG in 22 years.
Supporters of toll roads insist that the gas tax can no longer be relied upon to fund roads because hybrid and electric automobiles are improving gas mileage so much that gas tax receipts are down. A study released last week by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute shows that, contrary to this assertion, the gas mileage of the US car and truck fleet has changed very little over the past two decades.
Researchers Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle pulled together data es ...
8/27/2015Idaho Supreme Court Declares Threat Of Fines And License Suspension Is Not Coercion
Idaho Supreme Court rules that it is not coercion to threaten motorists into using a handheld preliminary breath tester.
8/26/2015Report: Southern California Red Light Cameras Fail To Reduce Accidents
Analysis finds no safety improvement from red light cameras in Garden Grove and Los Alamitos, California.
8/25/2015Tennessee Court Highlights Ability Of Private Citizen To Conduct Traffic Stops
Private citizens in Tennessee can make traffic stops and arrests for speeding and other traffic infractions.
8/24/2015France, Italy: Speed Cameras Burned, Painted, Toppled
Vigilantes burn a pair of Italian speed cameras and spraypaint four more in France.