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One Sheriff's Office Brings Surprise Cheer To Motorists This Holiday Season

In Kansas City, MO, some motorists are receiving a holiday surprise instead of a ticket.


Police stopped a van in Sichuan, China, last week and found it was stuffed with 35 people.


The day before Halloween, police responded to a report that a child was in the trunk of a car, only to discover the car was a Tesla Model S.


A police officer in Texas stayed relaxed during a tense traffic stop, and now he's helping spread the word about what cops go through on a daily basis.


A state trooper in Ohio was recognized for his heroism Tuesday for saving a nine-month-old baby's life during a traffic stop.​


Maryland drivers who showed a little compassion and payed attention to the road were able to avoid a ticket this week from an undercover officer.


A motorcycle rider in Florida managed to flee police while driving distracted last Thursday.


Footage released this week of a traffic stop in Indiana shows police throwing a man to the ground, pointing a gun at a woman in labor, and scheming to delete the video evidence of their dangerously mismanaged traffic stop.


A man in Florida had the bright idea last week to make a phony call to 911 in an attempt to get out of a speeding ticket.


Drivers don't usually leave traffic stops smiling, but this mom and daughter were beaming after police handed them a check rather than a ticket last week.


A deputy in Florida showed considerable restraint after a woman he ticketed for speeding last week implied that officers deserve to be shot.


A Michigan man was pulled over in Dayton, OH last week, apparently for making "direct eye contact." Luckily, the man caught everything on video.


A patrolman who appears in a video pressuring a driver to support a police fundraiser or have his car towed has been placed on desk duty, police said.


An officer in Medford, MA, is on administrative leave after video of him threatening the life of a driver during a traffic stop went viral this week.


Passenger Catches Traffic Stop On Video; NYPD Investigating Incident

A New York City police detective was caught on video berating an Uber driver for allegedly committing a minor traffic squabble. Warning: explicit language in the video.


Motorists in England have one more way to worry about getting stopped by the police this spring. The cops are using an unmarked semi to look down on drivers and check for any offenses, like using a cell phone or texting.


A newly released video appears to show Bridgeton, NJ, police shooting a man during a traffic stop in December.


Police use traffic stops give random citizens the last few items on their shopping list

As part of the Uplift Someone Christmas initiative, the police department in Lowell, Michigan, pulled over a handful of drivers for a variety of supposed traffic violations, but instead of getting a ticket, the random citizens got items on their holiday shopping list.


A Justice Department report released last year suggests blacks are more likely than whites to be pulled over and have their cars searched

Though the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don't want users searching for it.


Motorist thought odd Turnpike stop might be robbery or carjacking

What first appeared as a potential robbery set-up along the New Jersey Turnpike earlier this month turned out to be two stranded motorists' not-so-brilliant call for help.


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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