Got a ticket? There’s lots of things you can do – here’s some stories about tickets and what you can learn from them.
Recently, Rick Rilea and Timothy Riley were issued speeding tickets by Iowa’s Department of Transportation (DOT). So was 16-year-old Peyton Atzen, clocked at zipping through a 55-mph zone at a speedy 84-mph. Needless to say, they weren’t happy about the tickets, but they didn’t stop at a grumble. These drivers are just a few of
Over the past three and a half years, a study was performed to gather information surrounding speeding tickets written by State Patrol officers in Minnesota. Precisely 224,915 tickets were analyzed. See what the study reveals below! How fast were most drivers who received speeding tickets going? Only 37 out of more than 220,000 were
As if it weren’t enough to get a ticket in the first place, now you’ve misplaced it. Knowing that late payment will only mean more trouble for you, you work yourself into a full blown panic. Maybe it’s still in the glove compartment. Maybe it blew out the window. Maybe it’s that little ball of pink shreds you pulled out of the dryer. Now what?
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Beaverton, Oregon has the reputation of being one of those cities that would be more than happy to write you a traffic ticket. This reputation has only become stronger with the invention and implementation of the red light camera. You probably know someone who has gotten a photo enforcement ticket, or maybe...
Across the country, more and more intersections are being equipped with photosensors that watch day and night for drivers who ignore traffic signals. These “red light cameras” snap a picture of the offender’s license plate and a citation is mailed to them. If you have found yourself in receipt of such a ticket, it’s something that you can't ignore.
Red light cameras. I’m sure your town probably has them, but it may surprise you how long these little technological wonders have been around. First developed in the 1960s, they received their first widespread attention in the early 1980s when a camera in New York caught images of a motorist striking a child in a stroller at an intersection.
You weren’t speeding, you remembered your turn signal, hadn’t cut anyone off and still those dreaded flashing lights came on behind you. If any of these usual suspects did not make you a suspect for a moving violation, chances are one of these other mistakes made you ripe for a citation.
When it comes to driving down the road, safety and following the rules is essential. You want to make sure that you’re able to keep your eyes on the road and get to your destination. Many new drivers think that they can get away with anything that they slip up on, if they are not