4/24/2018Washington Mileage Tax Test Costs $2000 Per Participant
Washington state moves closer to adopting per-mile tax with a heavily subsidized pilot project.
Federal taxpayers will pay over $2000 for each motorist who volunteers to participate in a per-mile tax experiment in Washington. The state transportation commission met last week to review progress on the road usage charging pilot project, which was funded by a $3.8 million grant from the Federal Highway Administration. Per-mile tolling is all the rage among transportation officials as the nature of the charge simplifies the process of raising rates outside of the normal political process. ...
4/23/2018France, Germany, UK: Speed Cameras Taken Out
Vigilantes thwarted a number of speed cameras across France, Germany and the UK last week.
4/20/2018Missouri Court Protects Black Box Data From Cops
Missouri Court of Appeals tells police if they want to download the data from a car or truck black box, they will have to get a warrant.
4/19/2018Federal Judge Scolds Detroit Cops For Lying About Traffic Stop
Federal judge finds Detroit, Michigan cops willfully lied about searching men gathered around a parked truck.
4/18/2018Utah Supremes To Decide Whether Cops Are Violating Forfeiture Ban
Utah Supreme Court to decide whether police can avoid ban on taking money from motorists not charged with any crime by calling in the feds.