It’s that time of year again, the season when the desire to spend time with loved ones and friends takes us to the roads, traveling to get back home or elsewhere to enjoy the holidays. One thing you can count on year to year is the presence of Georgia’s traffic enforcement officers along the way, […]
Should There Be A Cap On Speed Trap Revenue?
Georgia law states that a city or municipality may not collect more than 40% of its revenue from traffic/speeding tickets. That percentage throws out(does not include) any tickets that are issued to the driver’s going 17 mph or more over the limit. Many other state lawmakers believe that the procedure of “policing for profit” in […]
Can You Be Ticketed for Flashing Your Headlights To Warn Drivers of a Speed Trap?
Do you flash your headlights to warn a driver that they are approaching a speed trap? Many drivers in states across the US have done this universally understood action to help fellow drivers slow down and avoid a speeding ticket and many have been ticketed for doing so. Did you think this act was legal […]
Is Georgia the Speed Trap State?
A series of articles and subsequent pros and cons published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution debate the merits of speed traps, expensive license plate recognition software and other methods used by cities in Georgia and other states to supposedly increase driving safety for motorists. Is the motive purely to create a cash machine for municipalities […]