We all hate traffic tickets. But ask anyone who lives in New York, and they'll tell you that driving can be a little nuts. People run lights, zoom down quiet streets, and generally terrorize the masses. New mayor Bill de Blasio said no more to that, and the result is that traffic violations have gone way up.
Ever since NYPD's infamous ticket-fixing scandal (aka guy-who-knows-a-guy-gate) earlier this year, NY cops have been taking their ticket-issuing down a notch. They've reportedly issued 32% fewer traffic tickets last week compared to the same period a year ago
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.
Traffic cops in in New Delhi, India have begun issuing traffic tickets based on images uploaded to their Facebook page by tattletale motorists. There are so many posts police have two full-time staffers combing through submissions, hunting down legit violations.
Rental car companies like Avis and Hertz are giving personal customer data to a company called American Traffic Solutions, which uses this information to charge your credit card if your rental is busted by one of their traffic cameras.
In what's certainly the second-most interesting thing to happen in Bethlehem, PA, a police officer in the Pennsylvania city issued a traffic ticket for $37,554.54. What was the crime? Being really overweight.
Union City, California; Lubbock, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; Springfield, Missouri; Dallas, Texas and Chattanooga, Tennessee — you're all on notice. We already hate the idea of the omnipresent big brother handing out speeding tickets through the watchful eye of the traffic camera, but when the deck is stacked in the…
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…