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Eiffel Tower in Paris, France (photo by Rijin, via Wikimedia Commons)

French police using drones to catch drivers breaking the law

The French police stepped up its traffic enforcement efforts this past summer when Bordeaux traffic cops employed drones to track drivers. Since the summer, the drones have helped Bordeaux police issue "hundreds" of fines for various traffic violations. Marketplace reported on Monday that the... read more

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Man busted speeding 139 mph, Photo: Maine State Police

Self-proclaimed 'good driver' jailed for speeding at 139 mph

If you want to call yourself a "good driver," it's important to follow posted speed limits and obey local laws. That's what being a good driver is all about. Good drivers... read more June 28, 2017 by


 
New ‘Top Gear’ hosts Chris Harris, Matt LeBlanc and Rory Reid

"Top Gear" crew caught going 151 mph in Norway, might face jail time

Norway is home to some of the strictest speed enforcement in all of Europe and the country isn't backing down even when it comes to a big name like "Top Gear." According to... read more June 27, 2017 by


 
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Correction: Car salesmen arrested after 180 mph Dodge Charger Hellcat test drive

Note to readers: The story below has been debunked as a hoax. We've kept the original story below to fess up that we messed up. We were duped, and we will work harder to... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
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Hellcat owner jailed after clocking 158 mph on public road

Here's an instance where the black key would have helped the owner of this 2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, rather than unlocking the full potential of the car with the famed... read more April 10, 2017 by


 
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Audi R8 Speeder Fined $17k, Including Court Expenses To Call His Bluff

Getting pulled over for speeding is a near inevitably for every driver. Whether it's the guilt of getting caught or the pain of paying a ticket, it never feels good. Some... read more May 15, 2015 by


 
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Traveling For Labor Day? Check The National Speed Trap Exchange First

For those who spend a disproportionate amount of time driving cars, speed traps are an ever-present danger to driver’s licenses and insurance rates. No matter how much... read more August 29, 2012 by


 
Justin Bieber talking to police in his chrome Fisker Karma - Image courtesy KABC-TV

Justin Bieber Cited For Speeding In His Chrome Fisker Karma

If you’re driving around in a chromed out Fisker Karma extended-range electric car, chances are somebody’s going to spot you. If you’re driving at speeds of... read more July 7, 2012 by


 
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Don't Fine Drivers For Speeding - Pay Them To Obey Limits

Behavioral psychology tells us that there are two ways to modify human or animal behavior. Negative reinforcement, as the name implies, generally involves something... read more June 22, 2012 by


 
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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... read more May 24, 2012 by


 
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Iowa Man Convicted Of 188-MPH Run From Police

On the plus side, James Foldenauer now holds a semi-official record as the fastest convicted speeder in the state of Iowa. The down side to that is that Foldenauer is now... read more February 3, 2012 by


 
75 mph speed limit sign. Photo via Flickr user CountyLemonade/CC2.0

An Android App For... Cruise Control?

There are, it appears apps for just about everything these days. Want to find speed traps, learn the price of gas at the nearest station, find the best driving roads in your... read more November 3, 2011 by


 
Cordon multi-vehicle radar tracking

High-Tech Cordon Photo Radar Trap Could Catch EVERYONE...

If you've previously taken a few liberties with speed, knowing that a radar trap will catch someone else instead, then you'd better hope your local law enforcement won't be... read more October 31, 2011 by


 
75 mph speed limit sign. Photo via Flickr user CountyLemonade/CC2.0

Maine Now Only Eastern State With 75 MPH Speed Limit

If you're a fan of driving fast (legally) on the interstate, you're generally going to prefer states west of the Mississippi--except, now, for one small part of Maine. Why?... read more September 28, 2011 by


 
2012 Acura TSX

2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet, Speeding, 2012 Acura TSX: Car News Headlines

We spy the 2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet, and it looks like you would expect. Learn how to drive your Ferrari in the winter at Ferrari's new winter driving school. We personally... read more September 23, 2011 by


 
David Guetta

DJ Superstar David Guetta Gets Lifetime Driving Ban For Speeding

World renowned DJ David Guetta has reportedly lost his license for life in his native France due to speeding. During a recent interview with German newspaper Bild to promote... read more September 1, 2011 by


 
 

 
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