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”
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
Written by Gregory Monte. I love to read cases where a defendant represents himself pro se in court. It reminds me why I started this blog in the first place - to provide information to such individuals so that when they go before a judge they have a fighting chance to win. Improbable Victory for Pro … Continue reading DA Chastised by Judge in Parking Ticket Case
Written by Gregory Monte. I don’t usually write about traffic laws in other countries, but when I read that a driver in the UK got a ticket for splashing a pedestrian, I felt compelled to check out the section of the code which he had violated: UK Road Traffic Act, Part 1, Section 3: “If a … Continue reading A Ticket for “Inconsiderate” Driving?
Written by Gregory Monte. The short answer is that it depends on the state you are driving in – but that is not really why I decided to write this blog post. Instead, I wanted to make a point (yet again) about how useless much traffic ticket advice on the internet actually is … presently company … Continue reading Crossing a Solid White Line on a Highway – Is it Legal?
Written by Gregory Monte. Have you ever heard of the community caretaking doctrine? It is an exception to the 4th Amendment protection on unlawful searches and seizures. From what I can tell, it was first identified in the 1973 US Supreme Court Case Cady v. Dombrowski, 413 US 433: “Local police officers, unlike federal officers, frequently … Continue reading Stopped Too Long at a Stop Sign? You Might Just Get Pulled Over.
Written by Gregory Monte. If you want to learn about an interesting way to beat a speeding ticket – even if you actually were speeding – keep reading. This particular strategy will almost always work, but it does depend on one aspect of the circumstances surrounding your ticket. For the strategy to be effective, there must … Continue reading The Motor Vehicle Statute That Trumps Them All.