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12/31/20192019 Year In Review
The ten most popular stories on TheNewspaper.com for the year 2019.
The following were the ten most viewed stories on TheNewspaper.com during 2019.
- Indiana Supreme Court Considers Whether Removing GPS Tracker Is A Crime
Justices on the Indiana Supreme Court wondered whether removing a secretly installed GPS tracker from your car constitutes theft.
- Virginia Considers Cameras To Issue Tickets On Alternate Routes Around Toll Road
Lawmaker introduced a plan to toll Virginia interstate that included authorization for a photo ticketing system that would cite people who take alternate routes to avoid tolls.
- Federal Appeals Court: No Need For Passenger ID In Traffic Stop
Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals said police cannot demand ID from passengers during a traffic stop without reasonable suspicion that a crime was being committed.
- Pennsylvania Supremes Side With Motorcyclist Over Geico
The attempt by insurance giant Geico to underpay the claim of a motorcyclist was struck down by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
- Federal Court Upholds Traffic Stop Over Fast Blinker
Properly indicating a turn with a signal that is in working order, but blinks rapidly, is potentially unlawful under Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals ruling.
- US Supremes To Decide Whether Passed Out Drunks Have Given Implied Consent
US Supreme Court to decide whether a warrant is needed to take blood from an unconscious motorist suspected of drunk driving.
- Federal Court Blasts Insurance Attempt To Avoid DUI Liability
Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals ruled denied an insurance company's attempt to evade liability by claiming drunk driving accidents are not accidents.
- German Constitutional Court Questions Speed Camera Reliability
A German state constitutional court found readings from Jenoptik Traffistar 350 speed cameras violate the right to a fair trial because they cannot be independently verified.
- Australia, France, Italy: Speed Cameras Sliced
Speed cameras across the world were burned, rammed and blown up over the course of a week in December.
- Louisiana Court Case Reveals Extensive Driver Tracking System
Louisiana trooper looked up the history of motorist movements to catch random suspect in a lie about his travels that day.