The US Dept of Justice has announced new guidelines concerning cell phone data. In essence, they will need a warrant(s) to obtain this data. However, the guidelines also say that the warrant requirement doesn’t apply under “exigent circumstances” and “exceptional circumstances,” CNN reports.
Radar speed measuring devices that are used to issue police radar speeding tickets, utilize a method of an electronic beam (radiation – radio) that has various beam widths, which depends on the radar unit and/or band (frequency). The police officer activates the unit at a moving vehicle. The unit emits the beam with a known Continue Reading
As of August 08, 2014, or thereabout , NY Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into legislation, laws to lower the un-posted / posted speed limit from 30mph to 25 mph. The governor believes that slowing down will reduce pedestrian and motorist deaths. On a recent speech to a New York audience he stated “New Yorkers are Continue Reading
If Pennsylvania Rep. Mario Scavello, R-176th have his way, PA House Bill 38 would allow local police officers to use radar devices to enforce speed laws. Currently, some departments are using gap time, VASCAR and pacing / clocking. Pennsylvania is the only state to prohibit local police officers to use radar to enforce speed limit Continue Reading
By 2018 the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) will impendent the Auto Electronic Tolls (AET) for cashless tolls. This system will allow motorists to pay tolls electronically without slowing down or fully stop at booths. Motorist that have EZ-Pass will continue to save double digital amounts. The PTC is currently studying other electronic methods for collect Continue Reading