Traffic & Moving Violations. Legal news and articles for April 26 - 30, 2017

More states adopt 'click it or ticket' laws, but do they work? | PBS ...Cape Girardeau police report 4/30/17 - Southeast MissourianThe long arm of the law is reaching deeper into your wallet'Click It or Ticket' Laws Are Becoming The Norm. But Do They Work?More States Adopt 'Click It Or Ticket' Laws; Do They Work?Drivers schooled on Arizona's 'Move Over' lawWake County dad says his son faces deportationOregon Man Fined for Talking About Traffic Lights SuesICE seeks Uber rape suspectI plead not guilty to my traffic ticket and have to go to court. Now what?Yorkville poised to use local prosecutor for DUIs, other violations ...MCSO: Traffic-related injuries down 19 percent from 2015 in Queen CreekHow Long Does a Ticket Stay on Your Driving Record?Letter: Thought on traffic stops, raceIs a DLNR officer harassing a North Shore businessman?

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One sign protests over police are working: states are changing their laws
VoxApril 6, 2017

In 2016, Colorado passed HB 1263 to prohibit police officers from profiling solely based on race, ethnicity, gender, national origin, language, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability. In 2016, Oklahoma passed SB 1202 to ...more »

It's all systems go for the easter weekend
Letaba HeraldApril 13, 2017

The department's traffic Police will deploy at all districts ten high speed vehicles fitted with moving violation recorders. Moving violations such as unsafe overtaking, excessive speed, reckless and negligent driving and moving over the red traffic ...more »

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More states adopt 'click it or ticket' laws, but do they work? | PBS ...
PBS NewsHourApril 30, 2017

Nearly three dozen states allow police to stop a car and ticket motorists simply for not wearing a seat belt. But foes say the laws are too intrusive and can lead to.more »

Cape Girardeau police report 4/30/17 - Southeast Missourian
Southeast MissourianApril 30, 2017

... * Tiffany E. Mikes, 31, of Homewood, Illinois, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.more »

The long arm of the law is reaching deeper into your wallet
Johnson City Press (subscription)April 30, 2017

As Press staff writer Zach Vance reported Tuesday, commissioners have voted 20-1 to levy a $5 electronic traffic citation fee for those charged with speeding, failure to yield or any other moving traffic offense. The fee will not be collected if the ...more »

'Click It or Ticket' Laws Are Becoming The Norm. But Do They Work?
FlaglerLive.comApril 29, 2017

He sponsored a bill that would let police stop a car and ticket people solely for not wearing a seat belt — a move designed to act as a deterrent to scofflaws by increasing the chances they could get pulled over and possibly pay a $45 fine. When his ...more »

More States Adopt 'Click It Or Ticket' Laws; Do They Work?
Huffington PostApril 28, 2017

Chuck Farmer, a vice president at the institute, estimates that moving to primary enforcement reduces traffic deaths by about 7 percent. He said police in primary enforcement states also run successful traffic stop operations such as “Click It or ...more »

Drivers schooled on Arizona's 'Move Over' law
Nogales InternationalApril 28, 2017

According to the website MoveOverAz.org, one tow-truck driver is killed every six days, 23 highway workers and one law enforcement officer is killed every month and five firefighters are killed every year nationwide after being struck by oncoming traffic.more »

Wake County dad says his son faces deportation
WTVD-TVApril 28, 2017

Deferred action does not, in any way, prevent DHS from moving forward with execution of a removal order. Since the start of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in 2012, DHS has terminated deferred action for approximately 1,500 recipients due ...more »

Oregon Man Fined for Talking About Traffic Lights Sues
Courthouse News ServiceApril 28, 2017

He says he worked in technical fields with the Swedish Air Force and Luxor Electronics before moving to Beaverton, Oregon, 20 years ago. In 2013, Jarlstrom's wife got a traffic ticket after a city camera recorded her running a red light. That sparked ...more »

ICE seeks Uber rape suspect
Boston HeraldApril 27, 2017

Before 2008, Baez's driving record was littered with traffic violations from speeding tickets to moving violations that caused the RMV to label him a “habitual traffic offender.” Uber said the company is investigating how Baez was able to drive with ...more »

I plead not guilty to my traffic ticket and have to go to court. Now what?
Valencia County News BulletinApril 27, 2017

The officer that issued you the citation may be present. They may call you out (of the courtroom) to discuss the citation. This is allowed. If you have proof of documents with you, or if you want to discuss the matter before it is called by the judge ...more »

Yorkville poised to use local prosecutor for DUIs, other violations ...
Kendall County Now (subscription)April 26, 2017

The city of Yorkville may soon be taking advantage of its ability to use its own prosecutor for certain traffic violations, including DUIs, and could collect a larger ...more »

MCSO: Traffic-related injuries down 19 percent from 2015 in Queen Creek
Queen Creek IndependentApril 26, 2017

There were no traffic-related fatalities in 2016, Capt. Munley said in his presentation. Also in 2016, District 6 deputies wrote 1,766 speeding citations and 2,013 non-moving citations. The latter included violations such as expired vehicle ...more »

How Long Does a Ticket Stay on Your Driving Record?
QuotedApril 26, 2017

We'll start with the bad news: your driving record is forever. Any conviction for a speeding ticket or other moving violation like a car crash, illegal cell phone use or DUI (even convictions you might have gone to traffic school for) stay on your ...more »

Letter: Thought on traffic stops, race
Asheville Citizen-TimesApril 26, 2017

Isn't the most useful comparison, if possible, not to the races' share of the population, but to their rates of moving violations? The validity of traffic stops and searches as indicators of traffic violations is being questioned here, but racial ...more »

Is a DLNR officer harassing a North Shore businessman?
KITV HonoluluApril 26, 2017

DOCARE officers can write traffic tickets, but DLNR Communication Manager Dan Dennison states, "most are related to traffic, parking or moving violations on lands under DLNR jurisdiction." Pavsek, who runs North Shore Shark Adventures, been cited by ...more »

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