One small example of market solutions to government failure. In this case water management.Read more »
A German judge has shot to popularity after letting 42 speeding drivers off without charges in the last week because he thinks speed controls merely serve to fill the state's coffers rather than prevent accidents.
A spokesman for Herford court in northwestern Germany, said the judge, Helmut Knoener, believed speed controls were not conducted to ensure greater road safety, but rather to provide the cash-strapped state with an additional source of income.
Like many laws passed by the legislature in Sacramento, California's ban on texting while driving has been ... not so effective. The Automobile Club of Southern California on Wednesday announced that texting by Golden State drivers has nearly doubled since the rule went into effect 19 months ago. Young women (4.3 percent of them text while behind the wheel) were the worst offenders, according to the AAA.Read more »
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