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Cop gives driver $117 ticket — for singing

"Did you scream loudly?" "No, I was just listening to my favorite song."

"Did you scream loudly?" "No, I was just listening to my favorite song."

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Michigan man fined for warming up his car

Another tale of the cold, long arm of the law.

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Not even Ford GT prototypes can get away from the cops [UPDATE]

Three supercars were caught speeding in Colorado.

Going double the speed limit results in a hefty ticket and a court date.

DeLorean driver breaks law, claims to be law-abiding citizen

An English DeLorean enthusiast was clocked doing 89 mph by police earlier this month and went to court to fight the charges.

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What to know if you plan on fighting a ticket

Your first instinct might be to just pay the fine and be done with it when you're ticketed for a traffic violation.

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Man sings his heart out to avoid a ticket

A man in Florida used his golden voice to get out of a traffic ticket for not buckling his seat belt.

Google's cars have driven 1.2 million miles without getting a ticket

Maybe the robots can handle our chauffeur duties, now that Google's autonomous cars have gone 1.2 million miles without a ticket.

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Cop keeps his cool during confrontation with angry driver

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.

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Bar turns bathrooms into jail cells in an effort to curb drunk driving

A bar in Salt Lake City transformed its bathrooms into jail cells in an effort to curb drunk driving amongst its patrons last week.

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Police officer dresses up like homeless man to catch texting drivers

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.

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Driver pulled over for speeding berates officer

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

Police Officer Gives Young Mom Car Seat Instead Of Ticket

Cop calls generous act "the easiest 50 bucks I ever spent"

A Michigan cop who pulled over a car last week for an unrestrained child decided to go above and beyond the call of duty by buying the struggling mother a car seat, rather than give her a ticket.

Grandmother Writes Thank You Note After Receiving Ticket

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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Cop lets speeding G55 AMG driver go on Thanksgiving in exchange for revving engine

The holiday spirit is infectious, it seems, even for police officers. And, after watching this video, we're quite sure that the driver and passenger of the Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG are thankful that the Thanksgiving spirit spread long and far enough to cover a speeding ticket in exchange for a blip of the throttle.

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Woman ticketed for driving with Google Glass

A California woman, Cecilia Abadie, was cited by the state's Highway Patrol for speeding and distracted driving. Why the distracted driving charge? She wasn't speeding while talking on her cell phone or sending a text message, she was wearing Google Glass – the tech-enabled headset, which the officer claimed blocked her view. It's unclear whether she was using at the time of her speeding violation, or if the cop would have even bothe

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Colorado cop jokingly tickets Blackhawk helicopter

Upon stumbling on a Blackhawk helicopter illegally parked in the street, this officer did the only thing he could: he wrote the pilot a ticket. It seems the pilot had "Parked in a no-parking zone" and had "Parked facing the wrong way." A double whammy, then.

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Humorous docu-vid makes strong case against 'artificially' low speed limits

Road safety is not to be taken lightly. Each year, thousands die on American roads, with driver error as a leading cause. Throughout motorized history, one of the prime ways used to curb deaths has been through speed limits. But are today's speed limits too low? We see both sides of the argument, even though we yearn to live in a

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Watch Aussie try to pay parking ticket in coins

A man in Adelaide, Australia was understandably perturbed after getting a $60 parking ticket. Rather than just pay his fine and carry on with the day, he opted to make life difficult for the folks at the Adelaide City Council, by giving them $60 in nickels to count through. Not the nicest gesture in the world, but we understand his frustration (and kind of admire his audacity).

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