The Barnacle is the newest way for parking enforcement to immobilize cars. No boot required.
It's like a modern version of Robocop's Taurus.
Most states have laws that require car owners to ensure their license plates remain visible and clear of obstructions. In practicality, that can be cumbersome. Trailers, trailer hitches, bike racks and other ordinary vehicle equipment can often restrict that view.
After waiting several months, the Chicago police officer who shot and killed Laquan McDonald finally had a broken dashcam in his squad car repaired on June 17, 2014. A day later, it was reported broken again.
In Kansas City, MO, some motorists are receiving a holiday surprise instead of a ticket.
A Texas man and his grandson were trapped in their Honda Odyssey minivan by rising floodwaters last week. Two police officers who happened upon the scene pulled the pair to safety.
A Virginia motorist is demanding his local police department stop holding onto driving records collected by automated license-plate readers.
Police officers cannot detain motorists for any longer than necessary during ordinary traffic stops.
Virginia could soon set the strictest limits in the nation on how long law-enforcement agencies can retain automated license-plate reader records.
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.
Vision Zero, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's ambitious plan to end all traffic deaths, has already improved safety, but not everybody is happy.
In response to a public-records request, the Oakland Police Department released 4.6 million records from its license-plate readers. Here's what they show.
Police officers in one major U.S. city are fighting back against Waze, a popular mobile app that reveals their locations to motorists.
The US government is tracking the whereabouts of millions of American motorists. Through the use of license-plate readers, federal authorities have collected and stored approximately 343 million records that detail the location of drivers around the country and housed them in a new national database.
On election night, Jason Sonenshein merely hoped an anti-traffic camera ballot initiative for which he had campaigned would squeak out a win.
There's ongoing debate over the need for traffic cameras that aim to catch red-light runners and speeding motorists. Law enforcement officials say they promote safer driving. Critics say they're nothing more than a money grab.