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Washington Teen Crusades Against Ticketing Traffic Cams

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Josh Sutinen isn't old enough to vote and only got his driver's license last month, but he's already among the leaders in a growing national backlash against cameras that issue traffic tickets....

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Eight Traffic Ticket Tips

Nobody likes paying for tickets. But if you're a driver, they're a fact of life -- especially at the end of the month or around the holidays when cops scramble to fill their quotas. The odds are that as a motorist you're going to have a run-in with the law.While we don't condone unsafe driving, we...

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Traffic Jams May Disappear In Post Peak Car Future

Here's a crazy thought: By 2030 we might be asking "What happened to traffic?"...

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Traffic Fatalities Show Dramatic Increase, And No One's Quite Sure Why

The number of traffic fatalities in the United States unexpectedly soared during the first three months of 2012, according to recently released data....

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Transit Worker Hires Drunk Homeless Man To Direct Traffic

What do you do when the man responsible for traffic safety in one of the busiest urban areas in the country is drunk? It's shocking, but a New Jersey Transit worker has been paying a homeless alcoholic to direct traffic and get him coffee while he sleeps in empty buses....

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Gun Deaths Will Exceed Traffic Fatalities By 2015, Study Says

In three years, the number of deaths caused by guns in America is expected to exceed the number of traffic fatalities for the first time in modern U.S. history....

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Police: 14 Illegal Immigrants Fled SUV During Traffic Stop

A routine traffic stop for tailgating along Interstate 40 led to the arrest of 13 suspected illegal immigrants....

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Jennifer Reyna, Traffic Reporter, Misses Accident Happening Behind Her

Houston traffic reporter Jennifer Reyna missed an accident happening on the screen behind her as she was telling local residents the road was starting to clear up....

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Video: Investigation Reveals Traffic Officials Sporting Illegal Plates

An investigation by WWLTV in New Orleans found that several traffic court judges and clerks were using illegal license plates and lights on their taxpayer funded cars in what seems to be a blatant abuse of power....

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Los Angeles To Settle Traffic Ticket Quota For $6 Million

LOS ANGELES -- The City Council agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle lawsuits by 11 police officers that claimed they were punished for failing to meet or objecting to traffic ticket quotas, the police chief said Tuesday....

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Weekend-Long Traffic Jam Stretched 125 Miles

Days of heavy snowed shut down a stretch of the M10 highway between Moscow and St. Petersburg Russia, causing a traffic jam that stretched 125 miles on Sunday, according to CNN....

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Opening Emergency Shoulder To Traffic In Atlanta Leads To Confusion, One Arrest

A main traffic artery in the metropolitan Atlanta area, the Georgia 400, has been plagued with congestion for years. Hoping to ease the commutes of thousands of area residents, officials decided to open the southbound emergency shoulder to cars during the morning rush hour. During the first morning...

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NHTSA Says Traffic Fatalities Decrease For Fourth Straight Year

According to preliminary information released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the number of fatalities on American roads is declining. The data collected and analyzed by the NHTSA indicated several positive aspects from 2009: A decline in highway deaths of 8.9% from...

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Landslide Hurls Huge Boulder Into Traffic

It's a video you have to see to believe: A dash cam in Taiwan captured this car avoid being flattened by a landslide in the city of Keelung, Badouzi....

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How To Avoid Holiday Traffic Tickets

Nobody likes paying for tickets. But if you're a driver, they're a fact of life -- especially at the end of the month or around the holidays when police scramble to fill their quotas. The odds are that as a motorist you're going to have a run-in with the law....

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Avoid Speeding Tickets And Traffic With Your Phone

Well, it was bound to happen. The high-tech arms race has escalated once again. No, we're not talking about military weaponry. We're talking about the tech-driven cat-and-mouse game between law-enforcement agencies and motorists when it comes to setting and avoiding speed traps. It all started, of...

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Political Retribution Led To Traffic Chaos In New Jersey

Evidence that lane closures on the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge this past September were politically motivated landed today in the form of communications between New Jersey Governor Chris Christies's office and officials loyal to him at The Port Authority....

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Video: Toddler Rides Toy Bike Into Oncoming Traffic In Busy City

A 3-year-old boy determined to visit his mother at work set off on a harrowing journey earlier this month on his toy bike....

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Police Across USA Charged With Traffic Ticket Quotas To Meet Budgets

If the Atlanta police department wants to make sure their future pay raises come in, they had better write more tickets and make sure they show up in court to defend them, says a report from Channel 2 Action News in the Georgia capitol....

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Ford Updates Sync Destinations With Voice Controls, Better Traffic Data

In the first iteration of Ford's Sync Destinations app, drivers were surprisingly unable to use the app via voice commands. In the next version, that will no longer be an obstacle....

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