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DOT inspection watch dog for truckers.

https://www.thedotwatchdog.com

thedotwatchdog.com looks like a very handy web site for truckers who want to know were D.O.T. is. DOT (Department of Transportation) a.k.a. truck police, are the armed tax collectors who specifically harass tuckers, landscapers and basically any one who may drive in a "commercial looking truck". I avoid DOT when ever I can, because even if everything goes well it is going to be an hour or 2 with the truck inspection.

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Pre-Teen Entrepreneurs Warn of Speed Trap, Accept Tips....

http://www.trollzy.com

Not sure if what is shown here has actually happened yet or just a joke, but what an interesting concept....

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Court OKs toll road operators detaining drivers who use large bills

http://thenewspaper.com

"The fact that a person is not free to leave on his own terms at a given moment, however, does not, by itself, mean that the person has been 'seized' within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment," the court wrote in its unsigned decision. "In Florida, a person's right and liberty to use a highway is not absolute; it may be regulated in the public interest through reasonable and reasonably executed regulations." The judges found it was reasonable for Fanueil to set regulations for use of the road -- including the types of acceptable payment.

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There are some nice cops out there

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

It can be done - it seems to be possible to respect members of the public. This policeman needs to be teaching in police academy

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Speed trap? There's an app for that

http://www.cbsnews.com

(CBS News) It's a code all drivers share: A flash of the high beams is a warning there's a speed trap ahead.

But when police in Florida saw one man doing it, he got slapped with a $115 speeding ticket.

His case was overturned, but in some states, it is illegal to warn other drivers there is a speed trap ahead. Arizona and Alaska forbid flashing of high beams, while the states of New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia allow it.

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$70,537 in legal costs after fighting $31 parking ticket

http://news.nationalpost.com

In what might go down as the country’s most expensive parking ticket, a Toronto doctor who lost her epic battle over a $31 fine by launching a class-action lawsuit on behalf of aggrieved motorists has been ordered to also pay the city’s $70,537 legal bill.

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California Judge Blocks Public from Voting on Red Light Cameras

http://www.thenewspaper.com

Judge in Murrieta, California blocks referendum on red light camera. A California Superior Court judge has sided with photo enforcement vendor American Traffic Solutions (ATS) in denying Murrieta voters a say in whether red light cameras can be used in their community.

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Man Ticketed for Yelling "Woo"

http://www.stratfordstar.com

Police said Fields "wooed" at patrons at Blue Point Grill, Acapulco's and McCoy's Pub.

Fields was the passenger in a vehicle traveling along Main Street.

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182 Cyclists Arrested for Maybe Protesting the Olympics

http://www.care2.com

British police clashed with hundreds of cyclists for allegedly riding too close to the Olympic Opening Ceremony on Friday, reports The Guardian. Police, who used pepper spray on the crowd and arrested 182 of the cyclists, claimed that the cyclists’ presence might have disrupted the Olympics, while many of the cyclists insist they had no such intentions. After having their bicycles confiscated, the cyclists, including a 13-year-old, were handcuffed en masse and kept in concrete rooms without windows overnight due to a lack of adequate prison space.

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It's good to be the king. Mayor creates own parking spot after ticket

http://pharostribune.com

A large yellow parking space with a sign reading “Mayor Parking Only” turned up in an area previously reserved for police squad cars Monday morning after Mayor Ted Franklin received a ticket Friday for parking in a no-parking zone outside the City Building.

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