I was interviewed last week by Justin Mason of the Schenectady Daily Gazette for an article on how fees, fines and bail forfeitures collected by some of New York State’s 1,262 justice courts are generating hundreds of thousands of dollars for New York State and local municipalities.
A Virginia woman drove to her local Department of Motor Vehicles service center in Leesburg this weekend to take care of some basic paperwork related to her car’s title. She then drove straight into the building.
A new study of 360,000 vehicle insurance claims by San Francisco-based Quality Planning Corp has concluded that hybrid drivers get more traffic tickets and get into more accidents than drivers of conventional cars.
This certainly has the potential to force insurance companies to reconsider the discount many major insurers currently … Read More
A news story circulated a few days ago about an E-ZPass malfunction at a western New York toll booth. The malfunction caused erroneous E-ZPass “speeding citations” for about 3,600 motorists who use the electronic toll collection system.
The errors happened at Exit 59 of the NYS Thruway between May 28 … Read More
Red light cameras in Nassau County, which were supposed to generate millions of dollars for the county without any upfront expense, will require more than $1 million in start-up costs, county officials now say.
The money is a combination of the amount it will cost to lease the actual equipment … Read More