Racism AND Revenue?

Written by Gregory Monte. NOTE: The second and third installments of How I Beat a Ridiculous Stop Sign Ticket will be posted this Wednesday and Thursday. Over the past several months I have pointed out that Pennsylvania State Police Troop B is way more likely to issue speeding tickets than any other Troop in the state.  … Continue reading Racism AND Revenue?

How I Beat a Ridiculous Stop Sign Ticket (Part One)

This is my first “guest” post.  It was written by a reader of my blog who unfairly received a stop sign ticket.  Rather than simply accepting his fate, however, he decided to fight it.  As you will read, he ultimately won his case. I have divided up his story into three parts and will post … Continue reading How I Beat a Ridiculous Stop Sign Ticket (Part One)

A Worrying Trend in Seat Belt Enforcement?

Written by Gregory Monte. On Monday I reported that Pennsylvania State Police Troop B issued way more seat belt violation tickets in 2019 than any of the other Troops: Seat Belt Ticket or Just a Warning? Here is what I concluded in that post: “You would think that no matter where you drive in Pennsylvania, the State … Continue reading A Worrying Trend in Seat Belt Enforcement?

Seat Belt Ticket or Just a Warning?

Written by Gregory Monte. As I have indicated in several previous blog posts, 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.  One of the enforcement categories that is regularly documented is the number of tickets vs. warnings issued … Continue reading Seat Belt Ticket or Just a Warning?

The “Cowboy” PA State Troopers – 2019 Results are in …

Written by Gregory Monte. As I have indicated in previous blog posts, 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.  Before I discuss those results, let me remind readers that this is the sixth installment in a series … Continue reading The “Cowboy” PA State Troopers – 2019 Results are in …

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 …

Unmarked Police Car? You may not be required to pull over.

Written by Gregory Monte. NOTE: The purpose of this post is to show how technicalities in the law can be used to win a traffic court case. In no way, shape or form am I suggesting that you should try to elude the police. Eluding the Police As you might imagine, eluding/evading a police office is … Continue reading Unmarked Police Car? You may not be required to pull over.