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.

Obstructed Windshield Ticket? Police Have the Burden of Proof.

Written by Gregory Monte. This post is a follow up to last week’s discussion about whether a motorist can get a ticket for hanging an air freshener from his rear-view mirror – A Traffic Ticket for Hanging an Air-Freshener Off Your Rear-View Mirror? After reviewing many court decisions, it appears that there is really only one possible … Continue reading Obstructed Windshield Ticket? Police Have the Burden of Proof.

Does a Bicycle Have to Stop at a Stop Sign?

“We want to be law-abiding.  But there’s no need, unless there is really heavy traffic, for bicycles to come to a complete stop at stop signs. None of us ride that way. And it’s not good for cyclists to go out every day and break the law three dozen times.” James Wilson, Bike Delaware (quoted … Continue reading Does a Bicycle Have to Stop at a Stop Sign?