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Speeding Tickets

10 Illinois Cities Where a Speeding Ticket Will Damage Your Wallet

Reboot Illinois | Posted 05.09.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Receiving a speeding ticket is a drag. Aside from having to pay the fine and costs associated with legal fees, a ticket will wreak havoc on your annual car insurance premium long after you saw the blue- and red-flashing lights in your rear-view mirror.

Tips From Former Police Officers on How to Avoid Getting That Traffic Ticket

Quora | Posted 11.18.2014 | Crime

If you were reasonable, and the infraction was not reckless or dangerous to others, you'd usually get a break from me. Once. I had a long memory.

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 corn...

George Zimmerman Pulled Over -- AGAIN! | Posted 09.04.2013 | Black Voices

George Zimmerman has been pulled over for speeding again, and this time it was much closer to home. Zimmerman, who is now sporting a beard, was pul...

D.C. Speed Cameras Collected How Much?!

Posted 05.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The top 10 speed cameras in the District have issued $29.5 million in tickets since the current fiscal year began seven months ago, acco...

Caught in the Red Lightmare

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 04.10.2013 | San Francisco
Gini Graham Scott

Have you ever gotten a ticket because a webcam snapped you going through a red light? Do you know anyone who experienced this?

Secrets of the Digital Speed Limit Sign: How to Improve Performance at Work

Edward Muzio | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business
Edward Muzio

Have you ever wondered why digital speed limit displays work? I'm talking about the ones that flash your current speed in lights on a sign. If you th...

Andrea Stone

Americans Approve Of Some Drone Use, Not For Routine Policing: Poll | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

A majority of Americans support some civilian uses of unmanned drone aircraft but routine policing, such as watching for speeders, isn't among them, a...

In the Public Interest: Problems With Privatized Law Enforcement's New Frontier

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 12.27.2011 | Crime
Phineas Baxandall

Cash-starved municipalities privatizing law enforcement? Companies with business models that depend on catching increasing numbers of Americans for crimes? This can be a terrible combination.

Get Half Off Your Unpaid Traffic Tickets

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.14.2011 | San Francisco

You know the unpaid speeding ticket posted on your fridge, the one taunting you every time you just want to get some milk and not think about how much...

Woman Fakes Being In Labor To Escape Speeding Ticket

Posted 09.19.2011 | Weird News

It sounds like a scene in a movie, but a pregnant woman in New Zealand lied to police that she was about to give birth to get out of a speeding ticket...

Post-Modern Jurisprudence, Or What I Learned At Traffic Court

Tom Gerety | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tom Gerety

The policeman nodded good afternoon to me. The judge handed a pink sheet to his wife, who seemed to know exactly what we were all doing, namely, I thought -- putting one over on the universe and its notions of justice.

Ticketing Cameras: An Easy Solution to State Debt, and Environmentally Friendly, Too!

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Susan Corso

Even though we all know that there aren't enough traffic personnel to stop every speed demon on the roads, there is a simple, effective and lucrative solution: install ticketing cameras on roads of all kinds.

States Most Likely To Ticket Tourists For Speeding

AOL Travel News | Fran Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

What states are most likely to give you a speeding ticket? Just in time for the holiday weekend, the National Motorists Association took a look and s...

Judges Let Repeat Speeders Off The Hook With Illegal Supervisions

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Thousands of times a year, judges in the Chicago area sentence speeders to extra, illegal supervisions. The newspaper's analysis showed that in the si...

Court Tossing Challenged Speeding Tickets Over Faulty Radar Guns

Chicago Sun-Times | MARK BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was with some fanfare that the Chicago Police Department announced three years ago that all city police districts were being supplied with high-tec...

Monkey-Masked Driver Avoids Dozens Of Speeding Tickets

The Arizona Republic | JJ Hensley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

...when state Department of Public Safety officers served 37 unpaid photo-enforcement tickets to Vontesmar recently, he wasn't fazed. The photos al...

New Ways To Get A Ticket: New Law Would Allow Cameras To Bust Speeders

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

You could get a speeding ticket even if you're never pulled over by a squad car and stopped by a police officer. As CBS 2's Joanie Lum reports, there...