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    Report: Cop lets speeding G55 AMG driver go on Thanksgiving in exchange for revving engine
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    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 ...

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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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    ETC: Colorado cop jokingly tickets Blackhawk helicopter
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    Upon stumbling on a Blackhawk helicopter illegally parked in the street, this officer did the only thing he could: he wrote the pilot a ticket. It seems the pilot had "Parked in a no-parking zone" and had "Parked facing the wrong way." A double whammy, then. Looks like at least one police ...

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    Video: Humorous docu-vid makes strong case against 'artificially' low speed limits
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    Road safety is not to be taken lightly. Each year, thousands die on American roads, with driver error as a leading cause. Throughout motorized history, one of the prime ways used to curb deaths has been through speed limits. But are today's speed limits too low? We see both sides of the argument, ...

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    Video: Watch Aussie try to pay parking ticket in coins
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    A man in Adelaide, Australia was understandably perturbed after getting a $60 parking ticket. Rather than just pay his fine and carry on with the day, he opted to make life difficult for the folks at the Adelaide City Council, by giving them $60 in nickels to count through. Not the nicest gesture ...

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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: Cordon multi-target speed camera is terrifying
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    We're not big fans of speed cameras. The tickets are expensive, there is no facing the accuser, there are questions of accuracy, and in some cases, these cameras don't even appear to be helping out the governments that install them financially. And don't even get us started about many cases in ...

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    Report: One-third of red light camera violators in LA opting not to pay voluntary citations
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    Red light traffic cameras can be a real pain in the butt. The fines can be outrageous, the points lead to higher insurance rates and the programs can even take hard-working police officers off the streets. But what happens if you simply throw the ticket in the trash? In Los Angeles County, the ...

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    Video: Red light-runner has ill-advised change of heart
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    We've all done it before. The light is red, but you're turning right, so you stop and then proceed as soon as traffic clears. But then, just as you've committed, you spot a Crown Victoria, and your mind starts to race. Was there a no turn on red sign back there? Is that a cop? Oh snap, there goes ...

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    Report: Massachusetts Supreme Court upholds policy of charging $70 fee to innocent motorists
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    Getting a ticket can ruin even the best of days, but at least American motorists have the ability to fight moving violations in court. Challenging a ticket at least gives drivers a shot at avoiding or reducing fines and/or points charged to their records. In Massachusetts, however, a new state ...

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    VIDEO: How not to behave during a traffic stop
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    The roadside siren -- Click above to watch video
    The prospect of getting a ticket can make you do a lot of things you wouldn't normally do -- beg, plead, be charming, anything goes, really, when it comes to fending off points and higher insurance premiums. Well, not anything, unless you're this ...

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    REPORT: David Coulthard gets a speeding ticket. In an F1 car.
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    David Coulthard demonstrates for Red Bull Racing in Mumbai, India – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You can't blame an F1 driver from driving fast. That's what they're supposed to do. Evidently authorities in India feel differently, however, as they've slapped David Coulthard with ...

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    PSA: Don't mess with Arizona...license plates
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    If you live in Arizona, you might want to take a run down to the garage and check your license plate, because as of January 1, a new law has been implemented that makes it illegal to cover the word "Arizona" on your tags.The state legislature initially passed the law way back in 2006, but delayed ...

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    Trapster exposes speed traps on your mobile device
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    "Your mobile phone alerts you as you approach speed traps." That's the idea behind Trapster, an innovative service that uses technology, not the age-old flashing headlamps approach, to notify other drivers of a police speed trap. Motorists who come across an enforced speed zone are encouraged to ...

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    Irony: Red light cameras a safety impediment
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    Red light cameras are nothing more than a surreptitious tax. Oh sure, they're sold to municipalities as a safety benefit, but what else would you say if you wanted to be paid to install, administrate, and monitor your little ticket-writing bots? The cities and towns that put the cameras greedily ...

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    How To: Talk your way out of a ticket... respectfully
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    An old friend of mine used to have a trick for getting out of tickets. She would flick her long blonde hair back over her shoulder, blink a lot and emphasize the ending of any word that concluded with a long "e" sound. "Sorryyyyyyy," she would say, and the cop's pen would never touch pad. ...

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    British man gets a Slow Ticket for Fast Driving
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    The police make mistakes with traffic violations all the time, and we've all heard plenty of stories on top of the ones that have happened to ourselves personally, but this one takes the proverbial cake. Derrick Thomas, 71, of Ipswich, Englad, received a ticket a few days ago from police claiming ...

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    Good bye baby: Speeder pays ultimate price, loses Viper
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    If you're going to wrecklessly disregard traffic laws in the state of Illinois, make sure to do it in a Dodge Stratus. The driver of a black 2000 Dodge Viper learned this lesson the hard way when he was clocked doing 127 MPH in a 35 zone. The clueless motorist was caught red-handed, but he ...

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    Welcome to Indiana, home of the $1,000 speeding ticket. And that's just the beginning...
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    States have come up with some neat little quips to get people to slow down for work zones on freeways. "Slow for the cone zone" comes to mind. The Hoosier State has shunned the soft sell and gone straight for the I-double-dog-dare-you-to-speed-here school of prevention by serving up a $1,000 ...

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    They do it different in Texas: Speed cameras banned statewide
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    Finally, someone's fighting back against the fleecing of the general populace. Famous for liking things big, Texas lawmakers have laid the smackdown on red light and speed cameras in a large manner. HB.922 states "A municipality may not implement or operate an automated traffic control system with ...

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