The Continent's Most Notorious Speed Traps

The Continent's Most Notorious Speed Traps

Some cities have garnered a reputation for employing guerrilla methods to snag speeding motorists. Speed traps help keep drivers honest. But more importantly for the municipalities, they keep the money flowing. [More]

Angry Driver Buys Police Department's Website, Launches Anti-Speed Camera Site

Angry Driver Buys Police Department's Website, Launches Anti-Speed Camera Site

Brian McCrary in Bluff City, TN received a $90 speeding ticket in the mail earlier this year, thanks to an American Traffic Solutions speed camera the police department turned on in January. McCrary says when he looked up information to call the police department with questions about the ticket, he discovered something else: that their website’s domain registration was about to expire. So he bought it. [More]

Trapster: A Cellphone Social Network To Fight Speed Traps

Trapster: A Cellphone Social Network To Fight Speed Traps

Each year, Americans spend billions (yes, we said billions) of dollars on traffic tickets. Launched in April, a new service called Trapster aims to help keep some of that money in your pocket by alerting you to nearby speed traps through your cell phone or PDA. According to CNN, Trapster incorporates a live database with your mobile device’s GPS or WiFi capability to alert you to nearby police speed traps as well as radar and red-light cameras. Details and demonstration video, inside…..

Can't Drive 55?  Find Out Where to Slow Down

Can't Drive 55? Find Out Where to Slow Down

Speeders and scofflaws of the world, take heart. Someone has got your back. (Or maybe your brake pedal.)