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Speed Traps

Debtor's Prisons in Kentucky and Other Horrors of the Justice System

Don McNay | Posted 12.13.2014 | Crime
Don McNay

What is going on in Kentucky is apparently going on in various pockets of the nation. It has to stop because it is wrong. It also has to stop unless the rulings of the Supreme Court mean nothing to people charged with upholding them.

HOLD UP! This Could Be The Worst Speed Trap In The Country

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 11.02.2014 | Weird News

WALDO, Fla. (AP) — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that ru...

It's OK To Flash Your Lights When You See A Speed Trap

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 04.11.2014 | Crime

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff's deputy behind him and flash...

The Worst Little Town in America

Lester & Charlie | Posted 05.14.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking! Have you ever wondered how corrupt a place would have to be to compel an aw...

Pretty Little Speed Trap

Kristen Hotham Carroll | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel
Kristen Hotham Carroll

My wife and I are artists, and we travel extensively in search of beauty and inspiration. We have been fortunate to see some of the most glorious c...

The First Amendment Protects Your Right To Warn Other Drivers Of Speed Traps

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

A federal judge in St. Louis, Mo. has ruled that it's within drivers' rights to flash headlights as a signal to other motorists that speed traps lie a...

Texas Man Arrested For Warning Drivers Of Speed Trap

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A man arrested last year for holding up a homemade sign to warn drivers of a speed trap is now facing a court battle and trying to clear his name. ...

Slow Down! NYPD Cracking Down On Speeders

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

The NYPD announced Wednesday that officers issued a total of 736 speeding tickets to motorists this past weekend across all five boroughs as part of a...