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Cops Say Twin Cities Motorcyclist Hit 130 mph on I-94

October 11, 2010
An Oakdale man who fled the Wisconsin State Patrol reached 130 miles per hour on his motorcycle Sunday morning before losing control in a grassy area just off Interstate 94 near Menomonie, according to a patrol official.

Wearing a High-Visibility Vest May Save Your Life

October 5, 2010
I know what it's like to have to get out and work a traffic accident; it only takes a few seconds to don this vest. There are still some officers who resist wearing the vest and try to trump up the circumstances to exempt themselves. You're only endangering yourself by doing this.

Officers Can't Expect Communications Privacy, Maryland Judge Rules

October 2, 2010
Harford County judge Emory Pitt also dismissed wiretapping charges against Anthony Graber, who was stopped by off-duty state trooper Joseph Uhler while speeding on his motorcycle. Graber recorded the video and audio of the stop and posted it on YouTube.

Motorists Failing to Obey 'Move Over' Laws

September 23, 2010
Law enforcement deaths in the line of duty are often associated with gunfire, but traffic-related deaths -- including wrecks and deputies run over outside their cars -- outnumbered shooting deaths in 2009 and most of this decade.

Speeder Faulted In Connecticut Trooper's Death

September 5, 2010
A 32-year-old man exceeding the speed limit is believed to be responsible for the death of a Connecticut State Police trooper who was conducting a traffic stop on the shoulder of Interstate 91.

DisposaCone

July 31, 2010
Vanguard ADA Systems' new DisposaCone is a disposable temporary barricade that provides high visibility and reflective surfaces on all sides like a traditional rubber cone yet weighs only two ounces.

Connecticut Officer Struck on Traffic Duty 'Loved Being a Cop'

July 7, 2010
Smith, 64, died today as a result of internal injuries sustained on the Fourth of July. While standing beside his cruiser after conducting traffic at a private fireworks event, Smith was struck by a Nissan Frontier.

CHP Deaths Emphasize Hazards of Freeway Enforcement

June 29, 2010
Five line-of-duty deaths in 2010 have shaken the California Highway Patrol and again raised awareness of the hazards faced by officers issuing citations alongside highways with fast-moving vehicles.

Los Angeles Won't Disrupt Red-Light Enforcement To Protest Arizona

June 25, 2010
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously not to disrupt its red-light enforcement program managed by an Arizona vendor as a protest against that state's new immigration law.

Violator Buys Police Website To Complain About Speed Cameras

June 9, 2010
McCrary had headed to the site to reschedule his court hearing. When he arrived, he saw a notice that the site's domain name was about to expire. Once it expired, McCrary registered a claim to use the Internet real estate.

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.

Acing the Tests

May 28, 2010

Experience is the best teacher for learning to spot contraband drugs and alcohol and drug intoxication in the field. But the cop needs a demonstrable standard for evidence. It's here that presumptive field testing for alcohol and drugs is most useful.

Pa. Chief Claims Speeding Ticket Was Retribution

May 26, 2010
Miroslavna claims Vukovich made repeated overtures that culminated sometime in 2007 when the weightlifting buff approached her patrol car without a shirt on.

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.

All Traffic Solutions Shows Web-Based Products to State Law Enforcement Leaders

April 26, 2010
All Traffic Solutions gave attendees at the annual State Associations of Chiefs of Police (SACOP) conference held recently in Alexandria, Va, a sneak peak at the company's Web-based traffic safety solutions.

Texas School District Wins Radar Speed Display from All Traffic Solutions

April 2, 2010
All Traffic Solutions has awarded the Eustace Independent School District in Eustace, Texas, with a radar speed display sign.The school district participated in a national competition sponsored by All Traffic Solutions and was selected to receive a radar speed display. School officials, the mayor and members of the police department gathered for a ceremony to celebrate the delivery and installation of the sign.

Curbside Justice

March 15, 2010

Encompassing everything from red curbs to alleyways, from metered parking spots to handicapped designated violators, parking enforcement is often seen as a nuisance. But it can also be a means of identifying red flags.

Failed Meters Bring Tickets, Controversy in Los Angeles

March 12, 2010
Los Angeles Councilman Tom LaBonge is investigating constituent complaints about tickets received at inactive parking meters reading "Fail" or "Dead," the Los Angeles Times reports.

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.

Texas County to Use Twitter to Shame DWI Suspects

January 7, 2010
People caught driving while intoxicated in Montgomery County, Texas, are being busted in more ways than one. The county district attorney's office is now calling them out in the status-sphere by posting their names on its Twitter page for everyone to see.
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