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Public hates them, insurance industry backs them, but the data are mixed

Public hates them, insurance industry backs them, but the data is mixed.

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Busted for doing 97 mph, claims immunity, then boasts about his Lexus

Busted for doing 97 mph, claims immunity, then boasts about his Lexus.

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Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales was caught doing 102 miles per hour on the A11 motorway near the carmaker's Hethel HQ.

An Arkansas State Police trooper pulled over the police chief of a small Arkansas town late last month and, despite evidence of him speeding, let the chief go without even a warning.

Opinion

We're going with a strong yes.

Increasing fines, ticket cameras, and the deck stacked against drivers to fight tickets.

ETC

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.

Open Road

A radar detector can be a valuable resource to help you avoid speeding tickets, but the devices can be intimidating to newcomers.

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No Software Available For Fast-Talking The Fuzz

A 'Self-driving' Model S gets busted for doing 75 in a 60 zone, Drag Times says.

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A man from Australia became an internet sensation after he received a speeding ticket for going exactly the speed limit last month.

Study

But Enthusiasm Varies Widely Depending On Where You Live

A new survey shows Americans support police using red-light cameras in traffic enforcement. They're not as enthusiastic about speed-camera use.

Bad drivers in Finland are fined based on their income, leading some wealthy drivers to feel unfairly burdened after paying thousands for speeding tickets.

Speed camera may have been incorrectly recording speed for years

A man in Wales successfully beat his speeding ticket with nothing more than a tape measure.

In 2003, AAA took the unprecedented step of erecting billboards to warn motorists of speed traps ahead

Camera issued 1,551 tickets

A single speed camera in Brooklyn is proving to be a boon for for city coffers after it issued 1,551 tickets on a single summer day.

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New Systems Offer Potential, But Automated Tickets Already Irk Drivers

The applications of connected-car technology may eventually lie beyond the authority of its creators.

Report

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.

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It's not exactly a case of "affluenza," but it does appear to be another case of Money Makes Things Go Away, this time in the UK. Police there reportedly caught ex-England cricketer and professional boxer Andrew Flintoff doing 87 miles per hour, 17 mph over the limit, in his Bentley Continental GT. While we know how easy it is to creep past the posted limit in Crewe's finest, Flintoff has already been busted for speeding three times in the past three years and has nine points on his license. Thi

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40,000 Tickets Affected By Nassau County Glitches

The goal of speed cameras should be to improve safety and change driver behavior, not to make motorists feel like they're being ripped off.

Even a $150 fine couldn't spoil her interaction with a friendly state trooper

An Idaho grandmother may be the first person in history to write a thank you note to the state trooper who issued her a speeding ticket.

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Transcendence is a Johnny Depp vehicle that opens at movie theaters this weekend. The Tesla Model S is a Elon Musk vehicle that easily transcends the speed limits. What do these two seemingly unassociated facts share in common? A speeding ticket.

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