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A man from Australia became an internet sensation after he received a speeding ticket for going exactly the speed limit last month.


But Enthusiasm Varies Widely Depending On Where You Live

A new survey shows Americans support police using red-light cameras in traffic enforcement. They're not as enthusiastic about speed-camera use.


Bad drivers in Finland are fined based on their income, leading some wealthy drivers to feel unfairly burdened after paying thousands for speeding tickets.


Speed camera may have been incorrectly recording speed for years

A man in Wales successfully beat his speeding ticket with nothing more than a tape measure.


In 2003, AAA took the unprecedented step of erecting billboards to warn motorists of speed traps ahead


Camera issued 1,551 tickets

A single speed camera in Brooklyn is proving to be a boon for for city coffers after it issued 1,551 tickets on a single summer day.


New Systems Offer Potential, But Automated Tickets Already Irk Drivers

The applications of connected-car technology may eventually lie beyond the authority of its creators.


Minor Offenses Can Lead To Cycle Of Fines, Court Cases, Poverty

There are some towns in St. Louis County that have issued more traffic citations than there are residents.


It's not exactly a case of "affluenza," but it does appear to be another case of Money Makes Things Go Away, this time in the UK. Police there reportedly caught ex-England cricketer and professional boxer Andrew Flintoff doing 87 miles per hour, 17 mph over the limit, in his Bentley Continental GT. While we know how easy it is to creep past the posted limit in Crewe's finest, Flintoff has already been busted for speeding three times in the past three years and has nine points on his license. Thi


40,000 Tickets Affected By Nassau County Glitches

The goal of speed cameras should be to improve safety and change driver behavior, not to make motorists feel like they're being ripped off.


Even a $150 fine couldn't spoil her interaction with a friendly state trooper

An Idaho grandmother may be the first person in history to write a thank you note to the state trooper who issued her a speeding ticket.


Transcendence is a Johnny Depp vehicle that opens at movie theaters this weekend. The Tesla Model S is a Elon Musk vehicle that easily transcends the speed limits. What do these two seemingly unassociated facts share in common? A speeding ticket.


New study shows moving violations can cause dramatic increases in insurance premiums

Serious violations such as drunk driving and driving recklessly will understandably lead to higher insurance rates, but, according to a new study from insuranceQuotes.com, even lesser infractions, such as minor speeding violations, result in significant increase in premiums for the offenders.


The holiday spirit is infectious, it seems, even for police officers. And, after watching this video, we're quite sure that the driver and passenger of the Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG are thankful that the Thanksgiving spirit spread long and far enough to cover a speeding ticket in exchange for a blip of the throttle.


One driver in Portland, OR should make a hefty donation to his or her local wildlife conservation group after a family of ducks got the person out of a speeding ticket. A Portland police officer clocked a car going 52 miles per hour in a 35-mph zone, but when the officer went to pursue the speeder, a mother duck and her two ducklings ran some unintended interference.


Apparently, electric vehicles have long tempted drivers to go faster than the law allows. According to a historical tidbit on Today I Found Out, the first-ever speeding ticket handed out in the US was given to a New York City cabbie driving a battery-electric car, all the way back in 1899.


She's charged with doing 63 in a 65-mph zone, failing to keep right

A Maryland woman received a $90 traffic citation Friday. Her alleged violation? She wasn't driving too fast. She was driving too slow.


How's this for a technicality? According to a report from The Telegraph, thousands of speeding tickets issued to drivers over the last six years while traveling on a portion of the M42 motorway west of Coventry may not actually be liable for their fines. Why? Apparently, a series of signs showing variable speed limits were created with numbers that are too narrow.


Camera indicated he was traveling 32 mph faster than actual speed

Finding fault with speed cameras has recently been an easy task. Speed cameras installed throughout the city of Baltimore were found to be so inaccurate that officials are scrapping the entire system and spending $450,000 to replace them. One issued a ticket to a driver stopped at a red light. In one small Ohio town, speed cameras issued 20,000 tickets in two weeks.


Heisman Trophy winner was stopped for speeding south of Dallas

Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel may have outrun the Oklahoma football team's defense in epic fashion earlier this month, but the Texas A&M quarterback cannot outrun the long arm of the law.


Like many thousands before him, Sergeant Mark Robinson of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department was cited for speeding while driving through the District's Third Street Tunnel last fall. But unlike most of the other motorists, Sgt. Robinson contested the ticket and won a refund.

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