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    ETC: Cops in Florida town of 477 wrote 12,700 tickets between 2011 and 2012
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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. The New York Times has the story of Hampton, FL, the town of 477 that's in ...

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    ETC: noPhoto claims to offer high-tech impunity from speed cameras [w/video]
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    Inventor Jonathan Dandrow's idea began when he first noticed that some cameras can pickup the infrared light from a television remote. It's a piece of useless information at first. Three years later, Dandrow has completed the noPhoto license plate carrier prototype, an ingenious device that ...

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    Is your city one of the top ten worst speed traps in America?
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    The weather is finally beginning to turn warm in parts of our great nation, and with spring looming, plenty of people have an eye on scratching their road trip itch. Before you take to any wide-open expanse of tarmac, it might be worth taking some time to note some of the worst speed traps in the ...

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    Report: Cops pull over 100 cars en route to Monticello
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    There are plenty of important rules when it comes to attending a track day, but one of the most easily overlooked and simultaneously important is, "Thou shalt not speed to or from the facility." Aside from all of that moralistic stuff about putting the public in danger, exceeding the posted limit ...

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    Canadian man earns second ticket with one finger
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    Stare at the maple leaf in the center of a Canadian flag long enough and it really starts to look like someone's giving you the bird. Especially if you've been sucking down Mooseheads, eh?We mention this because a man was pulled over in Port Hope, Ontario, for going about 85 miles per hour (135 ...

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    STUDY: Despite insurance breaks, hybrids driven more, cost more to fix, and get more tickets
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    2010 Honda Insight EX - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Conventional wisdom is that hybrid vehicles reduce our dependence on foreign oil and emit fewer environment hurting CO2 emissions. When comparing a hybrid to a conventional gasoline-powered model on a mile-by-mile basis, there's some ...

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    Do HUMMER drivers get more tickets? A new study thinks so...
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    I had a yellow Chevrolet Corvette Z06 last summer. When I took it by my parents house, my dad warned me not to break the speed limit because sports cars were a big red flag for law enforcement. His logic made complete sense, but it turns ...

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    Houston study lauds red light cameras despite uptick in accidents
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    We all know we shouldn't mess with Texas. And Houston, Texans shouldn't mess around with statistics, because the folks running the show are going to come to any conclusions they want no matter what the statistics say. This is the easy part: a study of red light cameras in the city shows that ...

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    Six cities busted for shortening yellow light
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    Have you ever hit the throttle when a traffic light turns yellow, and then it turns red faster than you thought? We know it's happened to us, and for the most part we thought the problem was our bad timing. In six cities across these United States, missing a yellow light has less to do with bad ...

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    F1 champ Nelson Piquet loses drivers license
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    The question of the day is, "If you're tasked with teaching a three-time Formula One champ to drive, what's the curriculum?" Some instructor in Brazil will be forced to answer that very query when he gets Nelson Piquet behind the wheel for a refresher on the rules of the road.Piquet, who's racked ...

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    Instant revenge on the parking incapable
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    You take every precaution to protect your precious vehicle from the people that just don't understand. Still, despite your best efforts, some deranged idiot parks so close that you can't even see daylight between your door and his. The sense of rage builds until you feel that damage and ...

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