35 Blog Posts From the Ticket Quotas Tag


War on Cars Watch for December 20, 2018

War on Cars Watch for December 20, 2018

Editor’s Note: The War on Cars Watch will be on vacation for the next two weeks and will reemerge on January 9, 2019. Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as […]

The Real Police Overtime Scandals: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #507

The Real Police Overtime Scandals: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #507

Much has been written about the Massachusetts State Police Overtime Scandal. A number of officers have been arrested for federal counts of embezzlement for allegedly cutting hours or outright skipping overtime (OT) traffic enforcement shifts on the MA turnpike while getting paid in full. Forty-two members of Troop E have been implicated and the troop […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 20, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: August 20, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! Federal Funds Turn Texas Speed Traps into Municipal Windfall In NYC, Uber Joins Special Interests Pushing for Manhattan Congestion Tax Iowa Supremes Return to Speed Camera Question Friday, August 17, 2018 Federal Funds Turn Texas Speed Traps Into Municipal Windfall Federal taxpayers are footing the bill for Texas police officers […]

The Drug Whisperers

The Drug Whisperers

You may have heard about people getting speeding tickets not based on the reading of a radar gun or other instrument subject to empirical verification but solely on the basis of an armed government worker’s “training,” his estimation — that is, his or her opinion — about how fast the alleged offender was traveling. In […]

Why Fight a Traffic Ticket?

Why Fight a Traffic Ticket?

Did you ever feel that when you received a traffic ticket you were already considered guilty even though under the U.S. Constitution you are innocent until proven guilty? This includes any kind of traffic ticket coming from either a law enforcement officer or an automated camera ticket writing machine. The expectation is that you will […]