Volkswagen AG settled a lawsuit with more than 300 owners days before a potentially embarrassing trial in the U.S., Reuters reported last week. According to the report, Volkswagen reached a settlement Friday with David Doar, a North Carolina man, and similar owners after a judge rejected a request by the automaker to delay the trial. Lawyers for Volkswagen argued that publicity from a Netflix documentary about the emissions scandal and reports that the automaker subjected monkeys to diesel fumes in 2014 would taint a jury. Court documents revealed that an Albuquerque-based laboratory funded...
Judge Rules That Flashing Of Headlights Is Free Speech
In most states, it’s common practice to flash your headlights to warn of road hazards ahead. The warning can apply to a wide range of dangers, but it’s most often used to warn oncoming motorists about police speed enforcement. In a perfect world, law enforcement would support this...Kurt Ernst