You Could Get a Ticket For Wearing Google Glass While Driving

If you're excited at the prospect of wearing Google Glass while you do absolutely everything—from riding the subway to having sex—then you can at least strike driving off the list. Because, as Cecilia Abadie recently found out, you might end up getting a ticket. » 10/30/13 10:51am 10/30/13 10:51am

Scientist Uses Physics To Escape $400 Traffic Ticket

When encountering a tricky problem, it always pays to play to your strengths. Like a scientist from UCSD who was issued with a traffic ticket for failing to completely stop at a stop sign. His response? A four-page paper describing how the ticket defied the laws of physics. » 4/16/12 9:15am 4/16/12 9:15am

Who gives Sofia Vergara a ticket?

The gentlemen on this site — like most gentlemen anywhere — seem to have a Sofia Vergara fixation. So what's with the guy giving her a ticket? If Vergara isn't above the law, maybe no one is. » 4/15/11 2:45pm 4/15/11 2:45pm

Wienermobile Pulled Over, Deemed “Un-American" To Ticket

Cops in Pennsylvania let the Wienermobile go with a warning after pulling it over for a taillight violation. The reason? Local police sources told TMZ, "It's un-American to ticket the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile." Mom, apple pie and humongous meat. [TMZ] » 12/08/09 10:30am 12/08/09 10:30am

Bugatti Veyron Ticketed In California Going 210 MPH+

Social media "mogul" Philip Odegard mysteriously included this amazing California speeding ticket in his Flickr photostream this week showing an estimated speed of 210 MPH+ in a 65 MPH zone driving a Bugatti Veyron. » 7/10/09 1:00pm 7/10/09 1:00pm

Victory! Arizona County Ditches Speed Camera Program

Success was had on Wednesday in the fight against robotic roadway policing, the harbinger of Skynet, when a small Arizona county struck down their failing speed camera van program. » 1/23/09 9:30am 1/23/09 9:30am

Watch A Police Car Make Love To A Camry, Now With Video!

Back in May, we ran a post about how one Illinois officer received his comeuppance for doing his job by having his cruiser get ran over by a Camry » 10/31/08 11:00am 10/31/08 11:00am. We now bring you the in-car video from the cop's perspective. The jury's still out on whether the 70-year old driver intended to dole out the harshness or if he simply…

The Top Traffic Ticket Myths Challenged!

I once had a friend who claims to have belched her way out of a speeding ticket. Whether true or not, a local TV station in Fresno, California decided to challenge some myths about traffic tickets by interviewing a local police officer. Though specifically for the Fresno area, most of these are fairly applicable to… » 11/14/07 12:30pm 11/14/07 12:30pm

Let's Motor! BMW Exec Jailed For Pinning 101 MPH Ticket on Son

The finance director of the Mini factory in Oxford is going to be spending six weeks in the clink after perjuring himself over a 101 MPH ticket. Thomas Moser claimed it was his 19-year old son that was propelling the Mini S more than twice the speed limit, probably trying to avoid the points on the license that could… » 11/05/07 2:00pm 11/05/07 2:00pm

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

Allen Funt Would Be Proud, Eh? Canada Secrets Away Speed Cams

Authorities in Edmonton, AB have obviously been hitting the back issues of ReadyMade and Surveillance Weekly pretty hard lately, as they've begun disguising speed cameras as ubiquitous power transformers and roadside utility boxes. (Side note, when entering the 10 off of Fairfax in LA last week, we saw a… » 11/09/05 12:33pm 11/09/05 12:33pm

Piss On: UK City Runs Pro Speed-Camera Ads in Urinals

A pro—speed camera organization knows what young people think of speed cameras, and in response, launched an ad campaign allowing them to express that opinion every time they use the loo in a nightclub. Wait, the ads are supposed to be promoting the use of speed cameras? Ah, piss off. » 8/29/05 10:31am 8/29/05 10:31am

Camera-Mounted Road Studs Photograph License Plates, Nab Speeders

Speed cameras, designed to be embedded in road pavement, have been tested in several countries, including the US, and will soon began nabbing speeders in Malaysia. The Hidden Botts (named after those reflective roadway implants) system, which is effectively invisible to drivers, includes one stud that calculates… » 8/24/05 9:53am 8/24/05 9:53am

Pennsylvania State Police Busted for "Ticket Quota" Practice

"No, ma'am, there's no such thing as ticket quotas at the department," said officer Bob of the Pennsylvania State Police, right before a thunderbolt blasted his mustache into a puff of cinders. Act of a vengeful god or not, the PA State PD must explain the existence of documents that indicate officers receive pay… » 8/10/05 4:22pm 8/10/05 4:22pm