7/23/2020Federal Appeals Court Rejects Bogus Traffic Stop
Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals rejects a a car search because the police came up with implausible excuses for the traffic stop.
Courts generally allow police to pull over and stop motorists on a pretext, so long as they can come up with a valid reason to do so after the fact. In a rare case last week, the Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals rejected a series of harmless behaviors that Nevada police officers had packaged into a presentation of "suspicion" to justify a stop. A three-judge panel concluded that Officer Curtis English from the very start intended to stop the brown Honda he saw in Sparks on November 21, 2017 ...
7/21/2020UK Government Report Undermines Speed Camera Rationale
UK government investigation concludes speed cameras fail to improve safety while local officials rely on them to generate revenue.
7/20/2020France, Italy: Speed Cameras Knocked Out
Italian speed camera fails to prevent an accident while vigilantes take out a handful of photo radar devices in France.
7/16/2020Grand Jury Accuses California Toll Road Agency Of Mismanagement
Scathing Orange County grand jury report accuses California toll road agency of using motorists as a personal cash cow.
7/14/2020Arizona Town Accused Of Illegal Red Light Camera Meeting
Complaint filed with the Arizona attorney general accuses Fountain Hills of working illegally behind the scenes to install red light cameras.
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