Every job has its perks. People in veterinary offices may receive free or discounted care for their pets. Teachers get discounts at a variety of stores simply by showing their ID. Police officers may get treated differently at traffic stops because of their badge. But wait. Should they?
People tend to be frustrated when they are pulled over by the police. The thought of taking a few hundred dollar hit to the bank account can be stressful. Imagine if your ticket wasn’t a few hundred dollars, or even a few thousand, but $57,000. That is exactly what a … Read More
It’s not often that we hear of people being refunded for breaking the law, but that’s what is happening in Toledo, Ohio. In actuality, many of these people didn’t break the law, but were accused of doing so. Here’s what happened.
They serve our country in some of the worst war-torn areas of the world, only to come home and face difficulties. When a veteran loses their legal ability to drive, their lives can quickly take a downward spiral. A court in Suffolk County is trying to come to the aid … Read More
Some people think that if they receive a traffic citation, they should be able to have it “handled” if they have friends in high places. Unfortunately, a judge in central New York is on the hook for trying to fix a ticket for an acquaintance.
Earlier in June, we shared a story of a phishing scam occurring in New York that advised email recipients of phony traffic charges. The email scam has made its way outside of New York and into other states including, most recently, Virginia.
Officials in the state say that the email … Read More
A busy section of road in the east Bronx may soon be home to a speed camera. Morris Park Avenue is a frequent hot spot for speeders, making it necessary for officials to increase safety in the area. One way that is being considered is by installing a speed … Read More
Unlike other some other states in the nation, New York has no requirement when it comes to age and rear-facing child seats. If a new bill becomes law, children under 2 years of age would have to be placed in a rear-facing seat or drivers would face a citation. … Read More
Social media is an outlet for some and a way to get news for others. Some check their social media accounts when they remember to do so, and others check their accounts multiple times daily. No matter how you use social media or what your reasons are for doing so, … Read More