249 Blog Posts From the Speed Traps Tag


Fungible Laws – Variable Speed Limits

Fungible Laws – Variable Speed Limits

Even better — from a certain point-of-view — than a radar trap based on an under-posted speed limit is a radar trap with a changing speed limit. One that can be dumbed-down at random and with no prior notice, at the whim of the same government workers who enforce the limits and profit from that […]

What has 764 legs and eats wallets?

Last spring Damascus, Arkansas (population 382) was officially branded a speed trap and forbidden from writing speeding tickets. Shortly before the final order was issued the city got rid of its no-longer-necessary police chief. And the story got better. The city was stealing from drivers, and prosecutors suspect the police chief was stealing from the […]

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for November 3, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for November 3, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Speed is up, crashed down in Cedar Rapids— –Uninsured Drivers on the Rise— –Trump administration pulls plug on V2V communication— –Homeland Security wants facial recognition at the border– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Story of the Week On Cedar Rapids, Iowa’s […]

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 27, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 27, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Will a Gas Tax hike be considered— –Green Groups push automakers on CAFÉ Standards— –Chao says Tax Reform first, then Infrastructure— –Automakers fight for NAFTA— –CO Court denies public vote on RLCs— Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Stories of the Week […]

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 20, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 20, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Traffic Calming kicked out of Play del Rey, CA— –Interstate VMT Tax test a go in CA/OR— –Japan’s Kobe Steel Scandal heats up— –DOJ creates Watchdog for CAF— –Nearly 4.1 Autos in Total Recalled this week— Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News […]