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The 10 Most Ridiculous Traffic Laws In America

www.heavy.com | Posted 05.09.2014 | Comedy

Did you know that in Sag Harbor, New York, it is illegal to change clothes in your car? Some states have strange vehicle laws. Read on for the most bi...

Agent Scrutinized After Complaint Over GOP Gov

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- One of Iowa's most senior criminal investigators was placed on leave in May days after he filed a complaint about seeing the govern...

GOP Gov's Driver Gets Free Pass On The Highway

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A trooper pursued an SUV that was speeding at 90 mph with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad inside, but declined to pull the driver ove...

Will Your Ticket Be Overturned? Baltimore Country Judge Ruling Dismisses Fees

The Baltimore Sun | Luke Broadwater and Scott Calvert | Posted 05.06.2013 | DC

A Circuit Court judge has ruled that Baltimore County's contract with its speed camera vendor is illegal, because it pays the company a cut of each ci...

Drivers: Kenyan Traffic Laws Increase Bribe Size

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Traffic bribes are a way of life for many Kenyan drivers. One dollar here, $5 there. But the drivers of the rowdy minibuses say...

Stop On Green

Radley Balko | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Radley Balko

According to the driver's Facebook page, he was turning right at a green light when this Virginia state trooper pulled out in front of him, turning le...

Is 25 MPH Too Fast? D.C. Council Considers Lower Speed Limit

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Council is considering a new measure to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists on city streets: Reduced speed limits. The ...

On the Road, Can't We All Just Get Along?

David Murphy | Posted 11.29.2011 | Los Angeles
David Murphy

Drivers vs. bicyclists, car lovers vs. bike activists. A multi-modal holy war. An exaggeration? Of course. But sadly, the casualties and even fatalities on our roads are all too real.

Bikers vs. Drivers vs. Pedestrians: The War Wages On

Keith Ecker | Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago
Keith Ecker

For Chicago bike riders, there is one rule of the road: bikers are always right. At least that's the impression you get from many in the cyclist community.

Weekly Mulch: Why Building a Bike-Safe City is Key to a Clean Energy Future

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Congress couldn't get it together to vote even on the smallest of possible energy bills--the renewable ene...

Why?

Robert Jay Stahl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Jay Stahl

Why do 41,000 to 45,000 human beings die on our roads every year, and yet our country is not up in arms?