Casey Raskob's entire business is getting people's tickets reduced. His advice for beating a traffic ticket? Mostly hire him and don't' drive a car that makes you look rich. Also, fight every ticket because there's little to lose.
A report from Indiana shows less teen drivers = less teen driver crashes, kids on cell phones are just awful, and banning teens from driving with other teens/at night doesn't result in less similar accidents, just maybe less pregnancies.
New York's DMV will implement a two-point penalty on all drivers found guilty of distracted driving this week. And yes, "sexting while driving" counts. We're looking at you Mark Sanchez. [NY1]
New research from Australia, the land of hoons and hoonage, says encouraging people to speed and removing speed limits could mean safer highways. Speeders, rife with adrenaline, apparently have significantly reduced reaction times and increased hazard perception. Crikey!
Ever wondered whether a suspiciously long (or short) traffic signal change, combined with a police cruiser hiding nearby, was an attempt to boost tickets? Could police be changing signal timing? In theory, sure. In reality, not so much. Here's why.
Federal court rules giant roadside public crosses violate separation of church and state. Small ones, apparently, are okay. [CNN]
New Jersey, in a fit of impotent pointlessness, has made it mandatory for probationary drivers under 21 years of age to affix a removable red sticker to their car's license plate. Way to go New Jersey, that'll really do nothing.