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How to Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities In NYC

Harris Silver | Posted 04.02.2014 | New York
Harris Silver

A number of high-profile pedestrian deaths has put pedestrian safety on the public's radar and on our new mayor's agenda.

Drive Me Wild

Stacia Friedman | Posted 02.22.2014 | Fifty
Stacia Friedman

I know, with the certainty of an actuary, that my chances of surviving the drive from New York City to Philadelphia are nil to none.

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...

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...

Spot the Cop

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 07.22.2013 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

They alert drivers of potential hazards such as car accidents and assist drivers in managing commutes by minimizing delays caused by speed traps and roadway dangers. However, the app also encourages speeding in a nation that loses too many of its youngest citizens to car accidents.

GOP Lawmakers Push Ban On Red Light Cameras

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

A trio of Republican legislators in Ohio have introduced legislation banning the use of cameras to catch speeding and red-light runners in the state. ...

Deadly Accident Claims The Lives Of 6 Teens In Ohio

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.10.2013 | Crime

WARREN, Ohio — A speeding sport utility vehicle taken without permission and carrying eight teenagers crashed into a guardrail Sunday morning an...

JOKE: Speeding Old Ladies

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

Sitting on the side of the highway waiting to catch speeding drivers, a State Police Officer sees a car puttering along at 22 MPH. He thinks to himsel...

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...

WATCH: Canadian Speed Demon Going 186 MPH on Motorcycle

David Lohr | Posted 07.17.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Canada are trying to locate a 25-year-old man who allegedly filmed himself during a dangerous high-speed motorcycle ride on the Trans-C...

Speed Cameras Proposed To Police NYC Traffic Violations

Posted 06.20.2012 | New York

Lawmakers are proposing the installation of cameras to police speed and traffic violations by passing cars in New York City. The proposal is hopin...

Andrea Stone

Americans Approve Of Some Drone Use, Not For Routine Policing: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Biker Clocked At 170 MPH On Highway

AP | Posted 05.04.2012 | Crime

RAVENA, N.Y. -- Authorities say a 25-year-old upstate New York man has been arrested after troopers clocked him driving his motorcycle at 170 mph on t...

Norah O'Donnell's Husband Is Finally Caught

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Foxhall Road can tempt even the most cautious of D.C. drivers. The hilly route lined with some of the city's priciest real estate has a ...

Running Late For Work, Cop Leads Highway Patrol On High-Speed Chase

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | Weird News

MIAMI -- A Miami police officer is accused of driving 120 mph on a turnpike because he was late for his off-duty job working security at a school. Th...

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...

Scorching Roma in the New Lamborghini Aventador

James M. Clash | Posted 07.23.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

There's a good reason why experts advise against taking the last ski run of the day. Whether from fatigue, carelessness or a sense of invincibility, it often ends in disaster. In Italy, I found that out for myself.

Man Jailed After Filming Himself Driving 140 MPH For YouTube

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - A man who filmed the speedometer of his car while driving more than 140 miles per hour so he could post it on YouTube, ...

Arizona Speed Cameras Will Be Eliminated

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHOENIX — Arizona is ending a groundbreaking and contentious program that put speed cameras along Phoenix-area freeways and in vans deployed acr...

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...