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A cop in Seattle thought he was making a routine traffic stop over the weekend, but he had his hands full after realizing the passenger was moments away from giving birth.

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The next time Jean Alesi needs to get somewhere in Germany, he may have to be driven by someone else after the former F1 driver was busted for speeding on his way from France to the Nürburgring.

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A man in the UK was sentenced to nearly two years in jail Thursday for dressing up as a paramedic and disguising his Renault as an ambulance in order to safely speed.

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The Michigan State Police recently caught a 21-year-old man in a 2005 Dodge Magnum doing 153 miles per hour on I-75 early in the morning.

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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.

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Three recent court cases pit law enforcement against privacy advocates

Law enforcement agencies know a lot about the whereabouts and daily habits of millions of American motorists through the use of automated license-plate readers. Motorists, on the other hand, don't know much about the records police officers have collected through the use of these machines. These records are getting harder to obtain.

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Two traffic-camera trends on divergent paths

After two decades of continuous growth, the number of red-light camera programs is declining in the United States. The number peaked at 540 two years ago, according to records kept by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Today, there are 502 programs, a decrease of about seven percent.

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Washington State Patrol releases all tickets written over two day span

Speeding cars caught on camera are usually a slam dunk for traffic cops looking to hand out a few tickets, but last week multiple cars cruised right past an officer while going more than 20 miles over the speed limit just outside of Wenatchee, Washington without so much as a warning.

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Notorious Florida town has dismantled a police force that imposed ticket quotas

Most people have never heard of Waldo, Florida, a tiny town of about 1,000 residents that lies along Route 310 between Gainesville and Jacksonville. But motorists who have driven through the tiny community may know it all too well.

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Critics question constitutionality of nationwide program

Law enforcement officers across the country have been using a private intelligence network to compile and share detailed information about motorists in the United States.

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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

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Proposed bill finds early bipartisan support among lawmakers

New Jersey may soon prohibit other states from issuing traffic citations to its residents for alleged violations that were caught on speed or red-light cameras.

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Being an automotive journalist can be a dangerous gig. No, we're not talking about the risk of carpal tunnel from typing for eight to ten hours a day, five to six days a week or the long periods of sitting. Instead, we're referring to what may be more obvious: the cars. For all of our talk and bravado when it comes to the high-performance vehicles we drive, testing a powerful vehicle on public roads requires a high degree of responsibility and judgment. Every journalist has found themselves lack

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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.

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Rogue or no, Tea Party darling and former Alaskan governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is still subject to traffic laws. That means when Sammy Hagar's "I Can't Drive 55," comes on the radio, she's still expected to keep a moderate pace, and even her celebrity status isn't enough to get her out of a speeding ticket.

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Speed cameras are something of a foreign curiosity for many drivers in the US. Sure, there is sporadic use of red light cameras here, but the cams to catch speeders are much more popular in Europe. However, Hyundai might have created a way to end that scourge for our foreign auto enthusiast compatriots. The Korean automaker recently showed off a system on the Genesis at its headquarters in Seoul that could detect and automatically slow down for the nefarious devices. It could make many speeding

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Job performance cannot be tied to ticket writing

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a law today which bans police from implementing a traffic ticket quota systems

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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.

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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.

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A tiny Florida town is in trouble with the state, after its police department wrote a whopping 12,698 speeding tickets despite holding jurisdiction over just 1,260 feet of road. Yes, feet, not yards, miles or kilometers.

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Republicans trying once again to take down speed cameras

Arizona Republicans are once again targeting photo-radar law enforcement with a new bill that would require cities and towns to calibrate cameras every 24 hours.

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