Orange County toll agency reaches $41M settlement in California toll lawsuit

More than 1 million motorists who received toll penalties on certain California toll roads, including the 91 Express Lanes, may get some of that money back after toll collectors reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit. On April 12, the Orange County Transportation Authority reached a settlement valued at $41 million in a lawsuit accusing the agency of illegally sharing personally identifiable information of motorists on the 91 Express Lanes. Of that money, $40 million will be for forgiven penalties. The remaining $1 million will be for cash awards for certain plaintiffs…

Colorado is auctioning cannabis-themed license plates right now

Cannabis-themed license plates in Colorado are being auctioned off to the highest bidder in a fundraiser for the Colorado Disability Funding Committee. The state is selling the rights to 14 plates with cannabis-themed phrases, including “BONG,” “GANJA,” “TEGRIDY” and “HASH,” KUSA-TV reported…

NC town to appeal after judge threatens officials with jail — again — over seized cash.

The legal fight over the police seizure of $17,000 in Mooresville took on a Whac-A-Mole quality this week with a judge again holding the town in contempt only to see town officials file another appeal to stop her…

Young men really are the most aggressive drivers, AAA survey says

The latest survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety asked drivers a number of questions about various aggressive, distracted and impaired driving behaviors. Respondents were asked to report whether they’d engaged in any of them and how dangerous they perceived them to be. They were also asked how likely they believed any related infractions would result in consequences, and whether they believe those behaviors carry positive or negative social stigmas…

How Long Will It Take Fully Automated Vehicles to Become A Reality?

During the last five years, all people would talk about in the car sector was autonomous driving. Automotive manufacturers have started to use terms like mobility and self-driving during car shows to present their future projects. Tesla, Cadillac, Volvo, and Mercedes equipped their vehicles with autopilots to drive themselves on highways. But they still require the driver to be vigilant and ensure nothing happens…