6/27/2016France, Germany: Speed Cameras Bugged, Burned
Vigilantes and insects teamed up to disable speed cameras throughout Germany and France last week.
In Schwerte, Germany, a beetle crawled through the vents of a speed camera on Tuesday and caused a short circuit. According to a news release from Unna district officials, the automated ticketing machine on the B236 began flashing every passing motorist, regardless of speed. Officials insisted no fines would be issued from the device until it is repaired. In Memmingen, a vigilante threw an ax into the hood of a speed camera car on Friday evening as the vehicle sat on the side of Allgauer Strase ...
6/24/2016US Supreme Court Overturns Criminal Penalty For DUI Blood Draw Refusal
Motorists may not suffer criminal penalties for refusing to submit to a blood draw in DUI cases.
6/23/2016Credit Agencies Order Cities To Stop Reporting Unpaid Tickets
Local governments lose a key tool used to force motorists to pay automated ticketing fines.
6/22/2016US Supreme Court Allows Gathering Evidence Through Illegal Traffic Stops
US Supreme Court allows police to keep evidence obtained from illegal searches if an unpaid traffic ticket is found after the fact.
6/21/2016Texas Judge Arrested Over Illegal Speed Camera Contract
Smith County, Texas judge arrested for holding a secret meeting to sign a speed camera contract.