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    Report: Woman ticketed for driving with Google Glass
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    A California woman, Cecilia Abadie, was cited by the state's Highway Patrol for speeding and distracted driving. Why the distracted driving charge? She wasn't speeding while talking on her cell phone or sending a text message, she was wearing Google Glass – the tech-enabled headset, which ...

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    Report: Man beats ticket on dashcam evidence, takes town to court [w/videos]
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    Rod MacIver wanted justice after being wronged by his local police department. He was pulled over and cited for running a red light, despite the officer's dashcam video clearly shown that he hadn't. When the matter went to court, the judge, after viewing the footage, threw the case out and ...

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    Video: Man pays ticket with 137 origami pigs made from dollar bills... in donut boxes
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    Getting a ticket from the police is never fun, but some people like to get a little creative when paying their fine. One YouTube user, appropriately named "Bacon Moose," decided to pay a $137 ticket he received in Jersey Village, Texas (near Houston) by creating an army of origami pigs made out ...

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    Video: Ferrari 458 driver runs over cop's foot, jailarity ensues
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    If you've been part of the Autoblog family for any amount of time, you'll know we post some videos showcasing outrageous behavior. Still, it's been a while since we came across actions as willfully brainless as those in this video. A man parks his Ferrari 458 Italia on a street in New York City. ...

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    Professor beats traffic ticket with physics paper
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    We've never been falsely accused of a traffic violation, having earned every last second of our time before a judge, but when it does happen to us, we'll certainly want to brush up on our physics. Dmitiri Krioukov, a physicist with the University of California, recently pleaded his way out of a ...

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    Report: PA judge charged with dismissing her own traffic tickets
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    We have to imagine it's easier to fight the law and win when you're a judge. Reuters reports Magisterial District Judge Kelly Ballentine of Lancaster, Pennsylvania has been charged with a number of crimes associated with dismissing her own traffic violations. According to Attorney General Linda ...

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    Report: Italian man gets $44,500 parking ticket that dates to 208 AD
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    Never underestimate the power of a clerical error. A couple in Sicily were recently treated to an eye-popping $44,500 parking fine after interest and late fees were accounted for. According to the officer who wrote the citation, the car was illegally parked in the year 208 during the reign of ...

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    UK road workers lift parked cars, paint lines underneath them, then give warnings
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    If you've ever felt like the meter maid is out to get you, you're not alone. You may not be paranoid, either. According to a report in the UK's Daily Mail, a Manchester work crew recently found their efforts hindered by a number of cars parked along a side street. Rather than simply wait and close ...

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    Useless Study of the Day: California leads the nation in Tweets about speeding tickets
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    Top speeding ticket Tweets: Top States – click above for the complete infographic
    Getting a speeding ticket is like slamming your hand in the car door, breaking your hand and then paying the hospital bill – only worse. Mostly because after the pain of paying the ticket goes away, your ...

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    Corporate espionage, lawsuits, public outcry - the dark side of private traffic enforcement
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    No one likes parking tickets. We would go so far as to say that everyone hates parking tickets. Well, everyone except for city governments and certain companies in the private sector that profit handsomely from them. How handsomely? Think George Clooney. For instance, the city of Chicago recently ...

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    Sebastian Vettel drives his Toro Rosso on public streets to pick up award
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    Sebastian Vettel en route to receive the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    It's not every day that we get to see an F1 car out on city streets, but then again, we don't live in Italy. That's the racing-crazed country that recently allowed Sebastian Vettel to ...

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    Tips on fighting tickets
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    Among the writers here at Autoblog, we could probably put together a meaty album full of our most memorable speeding tickets. Something about a bunch of gearheads in high-powered, tire-shredding, plate-glass-shattering muscle cars. Mmmmm. But I digress. Apparently the best way to get out of a ...

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    SUV owners receiving special citations in UK
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    British SUV owners may return to their parked vehicles only to find a ticket decorating their windshield. But they aren't parking violations, they're shame awareness tickets from an environmental group chiding owners for driving resource-hungry vehicles in cities like London. Advocates say ...

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