Red Light Cameras Are A Dangerous, Money-Grubbing Scheme, Study Says

Everyone who's ever gone through a yellow light, like a normal person, only for it to turn red just as you exit the intersection and then you see a giant flash pop up so you instinctively slam on the brakes in the desperate hope that you won't get a ticket, knows that this system just doesn't work. And now there's… » 12/22/14 12:38pm Monday 12:38pm

Peoples Republic Of Los Angeles Doubles Rolling-Right Fine, Tickets Via…

Across the greater Los Angeles area, rolling right-hand turns — failing to come to a complete stop when turning right at a red light — will now be recorded using traffic cameras. As many as 32 camera-equipped intersections across the city will be ready to automatically dole out a $381 unrepresented tax » 8/18/08 1:20pm 8/18/08 1:20pm for the…

Passport Radar Detector Includes GPS With Speed Camera Database

Despite the fact that slowing down is still one of the best ways to save gas, people, us included, continue to enjoy a little extra speed courtesy of the radar detector. The latest model from Passport, the 9500ix, includes some unique features to compensate for the latest speed-busting technology: integrated GPS and a… » 7/02/08 4:40pm 7/02/08 4:40pm

Red Light Cameras Not Generating Enough Money, Turned Off In Dallas

We've been debating the validity of red light cameras for quite some time now, but if you need some more evidence for or against them, take a look at what my glorious home city has done. Dallas has decided to "idle" (or shut off) a quarter of the 62 red light cameras scattered around the city because they do not… » 3/17/08 2:15pm 3/17/08 2:15pm

Los Angeles County Public Service Announcement


Here's a handy tip for those in Los Angeles County who get fixit tickets for no front license plate. Only after rolling the Starlet through the Vehicle Inspection Station and paying the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 15 bucks to look at the front plate, did we find out the California Highway Patrol will… » 6/06/07 2:00pm 6/06/07 2:00pm