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Ohio Court Rules Officer's Estimate Good Enough for Speeding Conviction

June 3, 2010
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a trained officer's "visual estimation" of a vehicle traveling over the posted limit is sufficient for a conviction.

Digital Ally Enters Law Enforcement Speed Detection Market

May 11, 2010
Digital Ally Inc., which develops, manufactures, and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, today announced the planned introduction of its new handheld LaserAlly LIDAR System for vehicle speed detection.

Ohio Motor Officer Gets Job Back After Speeding Incident

March 10, 2010
A Gahanna (Ohio) police officer will return to his department, which had fired him after he was clocked speeding at 149 mph on a motorcycle while off duty.

Be Careful Pulling Out

February 24, 2010

In this dash-cam video, an officer pulls over a speeder and advises him to "be careful pulling out," after writing him a ticket. He'll be surprised by what happens next, after returning to his patrol car.

Easy Readers

October 19, 2009

Can you accurately see and write down one license plate number per second while driving at up to 100 miles per hour, even with darkness or bright sun limiting your sight? Fortunately, there are automated systems that can do this for you.

History of America's First Traffic Ticket

August 31, 2009
Riding his Indian twin, Willis Seaman entered history when, in 1908, he became the first motorcycle cop to write a speeding citation.

Speeding Driver Was Rushing to Bid on eBay "Star Wars" Collectible

March 13, 2009
Just after 9 p.m., a State Patrol trooper patrolling Interstate 90 saw a speeding 2004 Volkswagen R32 passing other vehicles in the express lane in the Mount Baker Tunnel. As the Volkswagen came out of the tunnel, the trooper clocked it going 110 mph as it continued across the floating bridge. With the trooper behind him, the driver eventually pulled over on Mercer Island.

Alabama Law Enforcement Teams with Truckers to Combat Aggressive Drivers

December 18, 2008
Two nurses on their way home to Walker County on Wednesday morning got more than a surprise on Interstate 65. The driver got a ticket for going 80 mph and a second ticket for failing to signal a lane change. The ticket was courtesy of Alabama's latest twist to catch bad drivers - spying them from the cab of an 18-wheeler.

Speed Cameras Installed in Arizona to Monitor Holiday Traffic

November 27, 2008
DPS is using its entire fleet of 42 speed-enforcement vans and about 20 fixed units to cover all of I-10 and I-40 in Arizona.

Speed Guns

June 1, 2008

Anybody who thinks he is going to beat a ticket in court may want to take a look at the latest tools in your arsenal. Here's a quick look at some of the more innovative radar and laser systems on the market.

Radar Wins Speed Test Against GPS

January 2, 2008
A Sonoma County, Calif., judge has ruled a speeding case supported by an officer's radar cannot be thrown out. The speeder's GPS system allegedly recorded a speed contradictory to the radar reading, but the judge ruled radar more reliable.

Death Race

November 1, 2007

There's probably no more frightening sound in the world than the voice of someone who is truly broken. They speak in halting patterns. Every word that they utter comes from a deep well of sorrow. As cops, you spend a lot of time with broken people, including husbands whose soul mates have died in tragic accidents.

Street Racing

April 1, 2007

Today, street racing is a problem in almost every American community, as technology such as the Internet and text messaging have made it easy to stage underground races for substantial audiences.

Kustom Signals Directional Talon Radar Gun

November 1, 2005
Kustom Signals’ new Directional Talon radar offers all the same benefits as the Talon II series. It can be used in a patrol car or on a motorcycle, corded or cordless, or as a handheld or dashmount. The Directional Talon can be operated with the handle on in the moving mode or with the handle off, using the optional POD.

Arizona Senate Approves 80mph Speed Limit

March 19, 2004
Although laws have not yet been enacted, Arizona state senators’ recent votes could allow for 80-mph speeds on stretches of rural highway and prevent police officers from stopping motorists for not wearing seat belts.

Texas Red Light Photo Enforcement Bill Passes

March 19, 2003
The Texas House Committee on Transportation has passed HB 901, the red light photo enforcement bill. The bill will allow cities to implement a red light camera system connected to traffic signals.

Lasers: In the Legal Crosshairs

February 1, 2002

The implication was clear: if laser would display target speeds for a stationary wall, what other errors were possible?

 

Speed Guns

February 1, 2002

More innovative speed enforcement technologies have appeared in the last five years than in the previous two decades. Law enforcement agencies can now pick and choose from a bewildering buffet of high-tech devices, including digital radar, lasers and cameras.

Virginia Police Go Airborne to Catch Elusive Speeders

January 1, 1999
Virginia State Police are going airborne to catch speeders who use radar detectors. "Bear in the Air," the new program, goes into effect July 1.The new traffic laws this year have harsher penalties for drunk driving and a ban on children riding in the beds of pickup trucks.
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