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95Public Opinion Swings Hard Against Traffic Cameras

Protesters rallied against speed cameras sunday in one Long Island county

Automated traffic enforcement cameras are falling out of favor across America. A Long Island anti-camera group was the latest to protest Sunday.

485AAA Could Discontinue Billboards That Warn Of Speed Traps

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.

132How traffic enforcement has exacerbated racial tensions in Ferguson

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.

12End in sight for New Jersey's red-light camera program

Gov. Christie Says He Probably Wouldn't Renew Pilot

New Jersey's controversial red-light camera program may be coming to an end. The five-year pilot program is set to expire in December, and so far, there's no indication state politicians are interested in renewing it. Gov. Chris Christie signaled his intent to let the program end last week.

90Cops in Florida town of 477 wrote 12,700 tickets between 2011 and 2012

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.

40Police Ticket Barbie Jeep Left In Road

Barbie Jeep was ticketed as an abandoned vehicle

Police in Utah ticketed a pink Barbie car with an orange abandoned-vehicle tag after two sisters left it on the side of the road.

495Police Across USA Charged With Traffic Ticket Quotas To Meet Budgets

Georgia, Alabama, New York and Michigan police all facing quota investigations

If the Atlanta police department wants to make sure their future pay raises come in, they had better write more tickets and make sure they show up in court to defend them, says a report from Channel 2 Action News in the Georgia capitol.

105noPhoto claims to offer high-tech impunity from speed cameras [w/video]

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.

45Electric cab company hit with hundreds of tickets in Austin [w/video]

A recent arrest has re-ignited a three-year battle between Electric Cab of Austin, TX and the City's Transportation Department, proving again that the legal status of low-speed electric vehicles is a gray area in a lot of places in the U.S.

50Is your city one of the top ten worst speed traps in America?

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 country. Yahoo Autos has gone through the trouble of ranking the top 10 cities with the worst speed traps in the U.S., and while no one should be surprised to see that Los Angeles, California has claime

41Report: Cops pull over 100 cars en route to Monticello

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 also does a number on the reputation of whatever track you're headed to. After all, it's a rare community that actually the embraces the sound of engines revving and tires squealing at 7:00 a.m. on the

24Canadian man earns second ticket with one finger

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?

48STUDY: Despite insurance breaks, hybrids driven more, cost more to fix, and get more tickets

2010 Honda Insight EX - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddSTUDY: Despite insurance breaks, hybrids driven more, cost more to fix, and get more tickets

2010 Honda Insight EX - Click above for high-res image gallery

107Do HUMMER drivers get more tickets? A new study thinks so...

Click above to view gallery of the Most Ticketed Vehicles

26Houston study lauds red light cameras despite uptick in accidents

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 accidents have actually increased at intersections with the cameras.

108Six cities busted for shortening yellow light

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 timing, and more to do with shorter amber signals.

4F1 champ Nelson Piquet loses drivers license

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.

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