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
On an annual average 15,000 people are injured as well as 210 fatalities in backover crashes occur. On a final ruling (March 31, 2014) NHSTA are requiring that all vehicles sold in the United States by May 2018 must be equipped with a rear camera, which is sometimes referred to as rear visual technology. The Continue Reading
Some radar guns were never approved for enforcing speed limits laws (issuing speeding tickets) on public roadways. Did anyone receive these type of speeding tickets?
Recently, my office has received several phone calls concerning strange radar units. After reviewing the discovery provided to the defendant, we determined the unit had odd outputs and issues with stability, which directly violates state and federal regulations and laws.