THE NEW FORTY Busted.
Whenever I see a police car nearby while driving I immediately reflect upon whether I am driving beyond reproach (and beyond ticket parameters). Of course, due to my half Catholic/half Jewish lineage ... Posted on 3/21/13 at 9:48 PM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE My Unwanted Follower
Sometimes, when were young and nubile and wearing tight pants, guys follow a little close.
And while my pants may fit a little tighter than what I like now and then, Im no longer young and nubile, so... Posted on 9/6/12 at 2:02 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Legislators hear traffic fine bill
BISMARCKNorth Dakotans may soon see bigger fines for speeding and running through stoplights.
House Bill 1278 would allow North Dakota cities to double the fines for traffic violations. The House bar... Posted on 3/25/11 at 3:48 PM
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS The Speed Bumps are Back
With the success of the speed bumps last year at the Old Main, Union
Parking Lot and Transit Center intersection, they will be going back
in. They were installed to attempt to slow d... Posted on 5/22/09 at 5:04 AM
In a state where the Legislature has repeatedly rejected attempts to raise traffic fines – some of which have gone unchanged since the 1950s – some lawmakers are better than others at obeying the rules of the road, public records show.
Weak winter has more motorists putting the pedal to the metal; poor seatbelt use also contributes to more fatalities Excessive speed and failure to wear seatbelts have killed more people on Minnesota roads through the first 11 weeks of the year, according to the state Department of Public Safety.
The Cass County (N.D.) Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a vehicle clocked going 101 mph before fleeing and hitting the ditch on Interstate 94 mph early Friday was hospitalized as a precaution but wasn’t hurt.
A 21-year-old Barnesville, Minn., man was pulled over Tuesday for driving a motorcycle 128 mph in a 55-mph zone south of Moorhead, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
According to a news release, Jacob Louis Gehrig, was stopped on his motorcycle without incident and cited for driving the excessive speed, which is a $385 fine. In addition, drivers charged with driving in excess of 100 mph can have their driving privileges revoked for a six-month period, the State Patrol said.
The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. when a state tropper clocked the southbound motorcycle on County Road 52 between Sabin and Baker, Minn., about 10 miles south of Moorhead.
Motorists group: GF, Fargo have the most speed traps in N.D. An annual report released by the group Wednesday named these two cities as the worst in North Dakota when it comes to speed traps, those hideouts where a cop’s radar gun can bust even the stealthiest speeder.
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