The Truth About Cars » Ticket http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:41:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Traffic Tickets On A Sliding Scale? Maybe It’s Time http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/traffic-tickets-on-a-sliding-scale-maybe-its-time/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/traffic-tickets-on-a-sliding-scale-maybe-its-time/#comments Thu, 20 Jun 2013 18:21:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=492772 In January 2010 a Swiss court handed down a $290,000 fine on a traffic violation. To be sure , the violation in question was a big one and involved speeds approaching 180mph. Police say that, once they rolled in behind the speeding car, it took it nearly a half mile to come to a complete […]

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In January 2010 a Swiss court handed down a $290,000 fine on a traffic violation. To be sure , the violation in question was a big one and involved speeds approaching 180mph. Police say that, once they rolled in behind the speeding car, it took it nearly a half mile to come to a complete […]

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Piston Slap: Not my Ticket, Not my Problem? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/piston-slap-not-my-ticket-not-my-problem/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/piston-slap-not-my-ticket-not-my-problem/#comments Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:23:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=474573 Bryan writes: A question I’d love to see posed to the Best and Brightest: What to do when you’re sent tickets for a car you’re not liable for? I just got two tickets this morning, for parking infractions that occurred 9.5 years ago, under a previous owner of a car that I bought 9 years […]

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Bryan writes: A question I’d love to see posed to the Best and Brightest: What to do when you’re sent tickets for a car you’re not liable for? I just got two tickets this morning, for parking infractions that occurred 9.5 years ago, under a previous owner of a car that I bought 9 years […]

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Massachusetts: Supreme Court Approves Charging Innocent Ticket Recipients http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/massachusetts-supreme-court-approves-charging-innocent-ticket-recipients/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/massachusetts-supreme-court-approves-charging-innocent-ticket-recipients/#comments Thu, 22 Sep 2011 14:31:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=412175 Motorists issued a traffic ticket in Massachusetts will have to pay money to the state whether or not they committed the alleged crime. According to a state supreme court ruling handed down yesterday, fees are to be imposed even on those found completely innocent. The high court saw no injustice in collecting $70 from Ralph […]

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Motorists issued a traffic ticket in Massachusetts will have to pay money to the state whether or not they committed the alleged crime. According to a state supreme court ruling handed down yesterday, fees are to be imposed even on those found completely innocent. The high court saw no injustice in collecting $70 from Ralph […]

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Denver Boot Still Sees Action In Namesake City http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/denver-boot-still-sees-action-in-namesake-city/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/denver-boot-still-sees-action-in-namesake-city/#comments Wed, 18 May 2011 18:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=395293 Invented by a Denver Symphony Orchestra violinist in the 1950s, the Denver Boot now immobilizes parking scofflaws worldwide. While not used as frequently as, say, parking-ticket-revenue-obsessed San Francisco, the Boot still makes regular appearances in the city that gave its name to the device. The owner of this Tahoe was probably feeling carefree on a […]

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Invented by a Denver Symphony Orchestra violinist in the 1950s, the Denver Boot now immobilizes parking scofflaws worldwide. While not used as frequently as, say, parking-ticket-revenue-obsessed San Francisco, the Boot still makes regular appearances in the city that gave its name to the device. The owner of this Tahoe was probably feeling carefree on a […]

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UK to Impose Tax on Speeding and Parking Tickets http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/uk-to-impose-tax-on-speeding-and-parking-tickets/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/uk-to-impose-tax-on-speeding-and-parking-tickets/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2010 15:42:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=341156 British officials are making plans to impose a tax on speeding and parking citations this year in an effort to raise money to cover a growing budget deficit. Secretary of State for Justice Claire Ward announced the plan in a written answer to a question posed by Member of Parliament Greg Knight. The new revenue […]

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British officials are making plans to impose a tax on speeding and parking citations this year in an effort to raise money to cover a growing budget deficit. Secretary of State for Justice Claire Ward announced the plan in a written answer to a question posed by Member of Parliament Greg Knight. The new revenue […]

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Georgia Enacts Speeding Ticket Tax http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/georgia-enacts-speeding-ticket-tax/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/georgia-enacts-speeding-ticket-tax/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2010 14:45:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=340885 Drivers in Georgia were hit for the first time last Friday with a new tax on speeding tickets designed to raise between $25 and $30 million in annual revenue for the general fund. The plan was modeled on the driver responsibility taxes in states like Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Texas. A similar plan […]

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Drivers in Georgia were hit for the first time last Friday with a new tax on speeding tickets designed to raise between $25 and $30 million in annual revenue for the general fund. The plan was modeled on the driver responsibility taxes in states like Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Texas. A similar plan […]

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