Tennessee House committee advances civil asset forfeiture reform

Tennessee law permits police to seize money or assets if they have a preponderance of evidence that it was associated with criminal activity. Although …

Arizona asset forfeiture reform bill (SB 1556) falls victim to COVID-shortened session

Senate Bill 1556 would have made a number of changes to Arizona’s civil asset forfeiture system, under which law enforcement and prosecutors can take money and property allegedly used for or resulting from crimes. Chief among them would be to require a criminal conviction before property can be permanently taken…

The Ford-Volkswagen Pickup Truck Is Right Around The Corner

It seems that the partnership has stepped into high gear, with the Volkswagen AG Supervisory Board now giving the green light to a slew of future projects, including three vehicles, but the one that caught our eye is a new midsize pickup. Both automakers are expected to sign final agreements for these projects imminently…

Drones assist personal injury law firm in recreating vehicle accident scenes

Dallas-based personal injury law firm Witherite Law Group and commercial drone services firm Midwest UAS Technologies have partnered to use drones to improve how an insurance company and jury visualize a car or truck wreck and the accident scene…

Congress must proceed with caution on driverless cars bill

The May 20 article, “Action on driverless cars hits speed bump as Congress focuses on pandemic,” unfortunately only portrayed the bullish push for autonomous vehicle (AV) legislation. There is a major disconnect between the current state of progress on AVs and the lobbying effort inside the Beltway…