Florida College Cops Say Increased Traffic Stops Are ‘Educational’

[ad_1] Photo: John Greim/Loop Images/Universal Images Group (Getty Images) A Florida police department has ramped up traffic enforcement at a few intersections on a college campus. The increase coincided with complaints sent in by a local resident, but the initiative hasn’t led to a matching uptick in citations. The campus’ head resource officer stated the … Read more

U.S. Traffic Deaths Estimated to Rise to 46,000 For 2022

[ad_1] For all of 2021, traffic deaths were at a 16-year high, at around 43,000. In response, the federal government did basically nothing besides promise some future programs and funding, and we likely will get another record-breaking year in 2022 for car crash fatalities, according to a recent estimate. The nonprofit National Safety Council released … Read more

Sovereign Citizen Driver Killed During Traffic Stop Over Fake License Plate

[ad_1] Screenshot: Farmington Police Department Funeral services were held Sunday for a driver shot by police earlier this month after he refused to exit his vehicle, espoused sovereign citizen rhetoric and seemingly reached for a weapon during a traffic stop. In case you missed it: Driver Chase Allan can be seen arguing with Farmington, Utah, … Read more

Traffic Cameras in New York Are Listening for Illegally Loud Vehicles

[ad_1] Photo: Jenn Moreno (Getty Images) New York City is expanding the use of traffic cameras equipped with sound meters to catch cars and motorcycles that make excess noise. These new video and audio devices record the license plates of offending vehicles as they loudly drive by, in the same way that roadside cameras snap … Read more

San Fransisco Becomes Latest U.S. City to Attempt to Restrict Low-Level Traffic Stops

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – MAY 24: A San Francisco police officer looks on while patrolling Union Square on May 24, 2022 in San Francisco, California. Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) San Francisco’s Police Commission voted 4-2 this week to place limits on what circumstances police can pull over drivers in an effort to cut … Read more

Why Do We Keep Widening Highways When We Know It Doesn’t Improve Traffic?

[ad_1] Photo: David McNew / Staff (Getty Images) The concept of induced demand is far from new at this point. It’s been around since at least the 1960s, and we’ve reported on it for years. And despite Elon Musk infamously disagreeing, it’s a real thing that’s backed up by a ton of research. When you widen … Read more