7/18/2017Washington Supreme Court Orders Return Of Seized BMW
High court in Washington state says police cannot take cars and cash from motorists without specific evidence of a drug crime.
Police in Sunnyside, Washington were overzealous in taking the silver 2001 BMW 325i sedan and $5940 in cash from a man accused of exceeding the speed limit, the state Supreme Court ruled last month. Justices ordered the return of the car and money taken from Andreas Gonzalez on September 1, 2013 on the assertion that Gonzalez was a drug dealer. The high court was not convinced. Gonzalez said he and a friend went to California to visit relatives. While there, he bought the BMW from a relative ...
7/17/2017France, Italy: Cats, Fire Take Down Speed Cameras
Dozens of speed cameras in France and Italy were disabled last week by a cat, signs and fire.
7/14/2017Pennsylvania Court Overturns Fine For Dawdling Motorists
Pennsylvania Superior Court appellate ruling overturns the fine issued to elderly man driving 17 MPH below the limit on an interstate.
7/13/2017Florida: Car Rental Companies Settle Deceptive Toll Fee Complaint
Avis, Budget and Payless may no longer hide the cost of using a toll road in a Florida rental car.
7/12/2017Research Paper Quantifies Bias In Traffic Stops And Searches
Stanford University study shows black drivers more likely to be searched in traffic stops.
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