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    Report: Florida to redesign license plates because traffic cameras have hard time reading them?
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    A lot of companies are making (or at least trying to make) money these days selling devices that improve drivers' odds of beating traffic cameras. As it turns out, though, having a Florida license plate on the back of your car could be the best defense against paying traffic fines like red light ...

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    Report: Mini sued over CVT failures. Again.
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    A group of Florida plaintiffs have come together to file a class action lawsuit against Mini. Their issue is with the reliability of the Continuously Variable Transmissions in first-generation Cooper hatchbacks from 2002-2006 and in Cooper Convertible models from 2006-2008. A cursory web search ...

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    Report: America's cell phone laws, state by state
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    Memorial Day weekend is one of the premiere road trip holidays. According to the American Automobile Association, more than 30 million people will hit the road this weekend, averaging 642 miles each. That means, for many, crossing state lines. And nowadays, that's more confusing than ever. Speed ...

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    Report: "NO TAG" license plate creates parking ticket confusion in Florida
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    Vanity plates can be cool, fun to decrypt, annoying or expensive, depending on your perspective. They can be a creative way to show your willingness to pay higher taxes, but take care in making your choice. One Florida resident's choice of "NOTAG" on her vanity plate has earned her $8,000 in ...

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    Report: Florida judge rules flashing lights for speed trap warning is covered under free speech
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    Count this one as a big victory for motorists. A Florida man has won his First Amendment case against the Seminole County Sheriff's Office, who wrongfully ticketed him for flashing his lights to warn other drivers of a speed trap. According to the Orlando Sentinel, a Circuit Court judge not only ...

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    Report: Judge dismisses most Toyota economic-loss claims from New York, Florida
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    Even though Toyota's unintended acceleration debacle is as ancient as Jurassic fleas for most of us, the California Distric Court of Judge James Selna is still chainsawing through a massive docket of claims. Judge Selna had been considering whether plaintiffs in California, New York and Florida ...

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    Video: Monster truck driver pays for crushing teen's first car
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    Stay with us on this, because the scene above is one big misunderstanding. It's a little hard to make out in the YouTube video below, but Norman Nowling is backing his Ford Econoline monster van over the top of a Toyota Corolla Camry When he finished his brutal work, the Corolla Camry wouldn't be ...

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    Video: 10 motorists dead after fog, smoke envelope Florida highway
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    Drivers on a stretch of Interstate 75 in Florida found themselves in the midst of a scene from a nightmare early Sunday morning. Fog and smoke from a nearby brush fire combined to significantly reduce visibility, which resulted in a massive pile up just south of Gainesville involving 12 cars and ...

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    Report: Ford Racing quietly shows off Mustang Boss 302SX
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    We can't get enough of the Boss Mustang 302, and it appears Ford Racing can't, either. Mustang Daily reports that Ford unleashed the newest member of the Boss family at the PRI show in Florida; the Boss 302SX. The Boss 302 concept is called the ultimate track car, and its stats tell the ...

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    Report: Harley-Davidson test track for sale in Florida everglades
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    If you've got a penchant for mosquitos, alligators and sweltering heat, Harley-Davidson may have a deal for you. The motorcycle manufacturer's former test track is up for sale just outside of Naples, Florida. The track was originally used by Ford to test its vehicles, and features a two-mile ...

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    Video: Florida sued for ticketing motorists who warn others of speed traps
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    Florida is facing a class-action lawsuit from drivers who have been ticketed for attempting to warn other motorists of hidden speed traps. According to WTSP 10 News, Eric Campbell was recently cited for just that, despite the fact that there is no law against using one's headlights to communicate ...

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    Report: Coral Gables to issue tickets to pickup owners who park in their own driveways overnight
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    Truck ownership in Coral Gables, Florida just got a bit more expensive. According to the Miami Herald, the city is ready to start enforcing a rule that's been on the books since the '60s. Truck owners are not allowed to park their pickups on city streets between 7pm and 7am. The rule doesn't stop ...

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    The stupid plate tricks of Florida motorists
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    Most motorists hate paying tolls, but drivers in Florida apparently really hate coughing up their hard-earned dollars. Some have decided they're done paying altogether, and will go to novel ways to thwart toll booth cameras. We say "novel" as a kind way of saying "moronic." Friends leaning out ...

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    Video: Innovative Hangar Home conceals garage mahal
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    When gearheads aren't trawling Craigslist for the next old-lady-owned Chevrolet Chevelle tucked away in a barn, they're dreaming of cool places to put their toys. Usually, dream garages never become reality. It's rare to find someone with enough ambition and/or cash to make it happen, but ...

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    Report: Motorists file class action suit against Florida toll road for... taking hostages?
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    Florida motorists are officially fed up with the actions of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Faneuil Inc. The latter is a private firm hired by the FDOT to manage its tollbooth operations. A class-action lawsuit filed against both parties alleges that toll booth operators have ...

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    Boca Raton Concours scores 'first' sales: Ferrari FF, Benz SLS Roadster, Audi R8 GT, etc. *UPDATE
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    2012 Ferrari FF – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Are you a mega-wealthy car enthusiast that's always eager to be first in line when it comes to supercars? Here's a tip for you: Buy a plane ticket (or fuel up the jet) and head on down to Florida for the Boca Raton Concours ...

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    Did driving the speed limit cost a 79-year-old man his life?
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    On June 15, 2009, 79-year-old Andrew Cavanaugh was t-boned on the passenger side of his 2004 Buick Century while driving through an intersection and subsequently died from injuries he sustained in the collision. Both Cavanaugh and the driver of the 2003 Toyota Camry that struck him, 71-year-old ...

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    Shelby Cobra barn find up for auction in Fort Lauderdale
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    1963 Shelby Cobra CSX 2080 barn-find – Click above for image gallery
    Some collectors wait years for something like this to turn up: a pristine, original 1963 Shelby Cobra. Chassis number CSX 2080 has been sitting untouched since 1981, and has had only two owners in its history. And now ...

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    Florida cancels online learner's permit test after finding over 50% can't pass test in real life [w/video]
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    No more online Learner's Permit option for Florida drivers – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If you live in Florida and are getting ready to take the test to get you're learner's permit, you better head to Google Maps and find the location of the nearest DMV. For the past decade, ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: If you've been looking for a Tron Lightcycle, the search is over
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    Real-llfe Tron Lightcycle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just when you thought you had looked everywhere – and failed miserably – to distinguish yourself from the rest of the gang down at your favorite biker bar, the crew at Parker Brothers Choppers has come up with ...

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