May 30, 2011

Building a better mouse trap… I mean Speed Trap?

We hear this one almost every day. I got caught in a speed trap, don’t drive on such and such streets… they’ve set up a speed trap. Do they exist? Of course they do. Are they legal? Afraid not. This […]

May 16, 2011

Crossing Over – Crossing Over Double Yellow Line

Crossing Over Double Yellow Line No, this has nothing to do with contacting the dearly departed. We are talking about those parallel yellow lines that separate the “regular” freeway lanes and the HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle lane) or as we […]

May 9, 2011

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane… It’s the Highway Patrol

You have probably seen the signs along the highway that proclaim “Speed Enforced by Aircraft” or you may have even been the recipient of one of these “tag team” citations. Yes, the Highway Patrol has their eye in the sky […]

May 2, 2011

Class Clown

Do you know anyone who hasn’t “been” to traffic school? Sure, there’s always the rare individual who through some quirk of nature has thus far avoided it but let’s face it, most of us have been to traffic school… sometimes […]

April 25, 2011

CDL — Commercial Drivers Part 2

Ever hear the phrase “America moves by truck”? Or “if you bought it, a truck brought it”? There are plenty more where those came from and they all have to do with the trucking industry. Now, commercial drivers are not […]

April 18, 2011

Suspicions Confirmed?

Well, you may have heard or read about the two LAPD officers that were awarded two million dollars after winning a civil lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles and its police department. It all had to do with traffic […]

April 11, 2011

Red Light Photo… Yin and Yang

You may be aware (or not) of a new bill under consideration and slated to be heard this Wednesday. AB1008 would put an end to red light cameras across the state of California. This ban would take effect in January […]

April 4, 2011

Reckless Driving in California

One of the most serious traffic related infractions in California is reckless driving. Reckless driving can be explained as driving with willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property. This can sometimes include several other law breaking […]

March 28, 2011

Waiting for the checkered flag

There you are, patiently waiting for the light to turn green. It’s way past midnight and the streets are empty. You are thinking… “Why are these lights working at this hour, no one’s around and I want to get home.” […]

March 21, 2011


It was a nice Sunday afternoon, typical Northern California late winter day. Not many clouds in the azure sky, the temperature hovering around the mid sixties. It had rained the night before and the air was clean as were the […]