Beating a Traffic Ticket – Lane Change Technicality

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 Beating a Traffic Ticket – Lane Change Technicality

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 …