For the next three weeks, drivers in New Jersey had best stay focused on the road. Starting Monday, April 1, all 207 of New Jersey police departments will be sending out additional patrols to crack down on texting while driving and other traffic infractions. The three-week “U Text. U Drive. U Pay.” campaign runs through
For many Québécois, New York State is a relatively short drive away, making it a popular tourist destination. Whether enjoying the scenic attractions of Upstate New York or the world-renowned sites of historic New York City, the slightly different driving rules (and units used to measure speed) can sometimes trip up Quebec drivers, resulting in
As reported in the Press of Atlantic City, Linwood, NJ police have asked the City Council to purchase an automatic license plate reader (ALPR) for their department. The police department has currently been utilizing a borrowed ALPR, that they have access to until June. ALPRs have been around for years and have become more and
Reckless driving not only is dangerous to your well-being, but it is also extremely detrimental to the safety of others. Unlike other traffic offenses where you might avoid detection by a police officer, reckless driving is one of the most easily seen offenses. This is especially true when the driver is weaving between lanes, being
Although NJ’s Move Over Law was enacted in March 2009, it lacks the bite of the NY Move Over Law. New York’s Move Over Law Enforcement of the original New York Ambrose-Searles Move Over Law began on January 1, 2011. It requires motorists to proceed with caution to avoid an accident when approaching an emergency
ALBANY, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo conducted a ceremonial bill signing which made texting while driving a primary offense in New York State which means that a driver can be stopped solely for the offense. While it has been against the law to text or use an electronic device while driving in New York for
Published in MSN Money I hadn’t been stopped for speeding in more than 20 years. Call me dull, but I honestly do like to poke along. Driving through the high plains of New Mexico this winter, though, I apparently missed a 40 mph sign where a lonesome highway ducked between buildings before re-emerging into open sky.
According to the Rapid City Journal, South Dakota State Representative Kristi Noem has received ten (10!) speeding tickets over the past ten years. Her most recent speeding ticket charged her with going 94 mph in 75 mph zone. She has also been charged with driving without a license. Wait…there’s more. If you look back to November
Police video captured a devastating car crash in Sugarcreek Township, Green County, Ohio. Law enforcement officials say the car was speeding and driving at around 100 miles per hour. As you can see from the below video clip, the car hits the highway divider, goes airborne and then slams into the overpass. Shockingly, the 19-year-old driver
New Jersey State Police records show that Garden State Parkway traffic tickets increased a whopping 61% compared to this time last year.