Signaling to Change Lanes? Not the Same as for Turning.

Written by Gregory Monte. This post is an update of my previous attempt to explain why you don’t have to continuously signal for a specified number of feet before you change lanes.  I first wrote about this back in September - How long do you have to signal before you can change lanes on a highway? In … Continue reading Signaling to Change Lanes? Not the Same as for Turning.

The “Cowboy” PA State Trooper Speeding Ticket Anomaly

Written by Gregory Monte. As I have written on several occasions (most recently on December 4th), PA State Troops A, F & G consistently issue more holiday speeding tickets than any of the other Troops – by a long shot. So, if you intend to travel the highways of our Commonwealth during the upcoming Christmas and … Continue reading The “Cowboy” PA State Trooper Speeding Ticket Anomaly

How to "Behave" at a Traffic Stop

Written by Gregory Monte. This post was published under a different title yesterday (in order to get Facebook approval). Has police/citizen interaction gotten so bad that law makers have to provide recommendations for how we are supposed to act when the cops pull us over? In Tennessee, apparently so: Tennessee bill would instruct motorists on what … Continue reading How to "Behave" at a Traffic Stop

Legislating Proper Behavior During a Traffic Stop?

Written by Gregory Monte. Has police/citizen interaction gotten so bad that law makers have to provide recommendations for how we are supposed to act when the cops pull us over? In Tennessee, apparently so: Tennessee bill would instruct motorists on what to do during a traffic stop Senate Bill 1554 attempts to set up a commission … Continue reading Legislating Proper Behavior During a Traffic Stop?

Beating a Traffic Ticket Using MUTCD – The Fog Line “Technicality”

Written by Gregory Monte. This post will mark the 20th time I have written about the importance of the Federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices in fighting traffic tickets.  As I have indicated on numerous occasions, the MUTCD is THE source for technicalities that help you beat the system.  While you won’t always be able … Continue reading Beating a Traffic Ticket Using MUTCD – The Fog Line “Technicality”

The Easiest Way to Beat a Traffic Ticket – Use the Federal MUTCD

Written by Gregory Monte. If you check my blog archives you will see that I have written 18 posts which discuss how the Federal Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) can be used to beat a traffic ticket (speeding, stop sign, red light, etc.).  If you want to take a deep dive into this topic, … Continue reading The Easiest Way to Beat a Traffic Ticket – Use the Federal MUTCD

The “Cowboy” PA State Troopers – True to Form Yet Again …

Written by Gregory Monte. As I indicated in yesterday’s blog post, the Pennsylvania State Police step-up enforcement on the roads during each holiday season and then report the results of their efforts on the  “Pennsylvania Pressroom” page.   Well, the results are now in for Thanksgiving. Before I discuss those results, let me remind readers that … Continue reading The “Cowboy” PA State Troopers – True to Form Yet Again …