Record Manhattan lap would net 857 points on a driver's license

After yesterday's video of a new record for fastest lap around Manhattan, Alex Roy, the former record holder, provided us with this list of 151 moving violations — for 857 theoretical points — he claims he would have received had he been caught in 2001. That's enough to have his license suspended almost 78 times. » 6/30/11 10:30am 6/30/11 10:30am

Oregon Cop Slapped With Illegal Parking Complaint

An Oregon police officer chose the wrong time and the wrong person to mouth off to regarding a cruiser parking job. Eric Bryant, an attorney and Oregon citizen, watched as Officer Chad Stensgaard parked his patrol car illegally in front of a restaurant while waiting on and picking up food. Bryant then confronted the… » 4/21/08 1:00pm 4/21/08 1:00pm

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 generate … » 3/17/08 2:15pm 3/17/08 2:15pm

Aussies Rack Up $5 Million In Cellphone Driving Fines

You should be well aware of your own state's laws regarding use of cellphone while driving, but how about those Aussies? A recent report shows that police in Victoria have managed to wrangle approximately $5 million worth of revenue from silly drivers talking on the phone. They way the Aussies take the fines is an… » 3/07/08 3:30pm 3/07/08 3:30pm