Tickets & Violations

Articles on topics focused on traffic tickets and violations. Look here for insights and information to help you prevent ending up with points against your driver’s license and spikes in your car insurance premiums.

Smoking Computer with No Heartbeat

Vermont DMV Hampered by Old Computers

by Bridget Clerkin on

Up to 3,000 traffic cases in Vermont may be affected by the state Judicial Bureau’s outdated computer system, essentially causing the Green Mountain State to temporarily stop prosecuting one of its most common crimes. The antiquated system has muddled the lines of communication between the bureau and the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), therefore […]

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Don't Text & Drive!
Oklahoma to Outlaw Texting While Driving by Bridget Clerkin on

Starting next month, Oklahoma residents will say TTYL to texting while driving. Using a hand-held electronic device to manually compose, send, or read an electronicmessage while your vehicle is in motion will officially become a primary offense in the Sooner State on November 1. That means you can be pulled over just for texting – […]

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CA Traffic Tickets &Infractions Amnesty Program
California Offers Traffic Debt Amnesty for Millions by Bridget Clerkin on

In an attempt to relieve mounting debt and difficulty for millions of residents, California Governor Jerry Brown has launched an amnesty program for certain unpaid traffic tickets and court fees. Officially adopted on October 1, the program will allow for some drivers to pay only 50 or 80 percent of what they owe, depending on […]

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Bizarre Driving Laws
Bizarre Driving Laws by Nick Musica on

Did you know it’s illegal to drive in Massachusetts with a gorilla in the backseat of your car? It’s true. So if you plan on vacationing in Boston anytime soon think twice about giving Jane Goodall a ride. Crazy driving laws aren’t restricted to Massachusetts. They abound across the country. To keep you aware, we […]

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Bicycling While Boozing by Jeff Wozer on

Yesterday’s Bike to Work Day had many car hounds scratching their heads as they noticed an inordinate number of people walking around the office with matted bike-helmet hair, shouting “on your left” while walking past in the hallway. But for those who have been well aware that National Bike Month is upon us—those who’ve been […]

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Length of Time Covered in a Background Check by Kat Saks on

Criminal background checks can provide a great deal of information about a person’s past. But, when you perform a background check, just how far can you walk down memory lane? Read on to learn more about the length of time covered in a background check. Background Check Time Periods Vary The length of time covered […]

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What is a Criminal Background Check? by Melissa Crumish on

Depending on the type of job that you’re applying for, you may be required to pass a criminal background check as part of the application process. Background checks may be state or federally mandated, or part of company policy. Possible Information Contained In Criminal Record Check Depending on the extent of the criminal background check, […]

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