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California Driver May Soon Face A “Road Charge”

6 May

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With California’s roads in desperate need of repair, the state has proposed a potential new solution: the California Road Charge. This idea was proposed as Senate Bill (SB) 1077 last year and allows the state to test how feasible this “Road Charge” would be. The bill also established the Technical Advisory Committee to test this possibility […]

“Textalyzer” May Come to New York

25 Apr

What is “Textalyzer”? Backed by the Israeli Firm, Cellebrite, which assists FBI agents with decrypting phones, including the terrorist’s iPhone from the recent San Bernardino attack, the Textalyzer device would allow police officers at a crash scene to see if the perpetrator had been texting. In lieu of New York’s texting and driving laws, the aim of […]

Will Permanent Alimony End In Florida?

11 Feb

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What is Alimony? Alimony occurs when a couple divorces and one spouse must give financial support to the other . This generally happens because the stay-at-home parent, who gave up a career to take care of the family, has difficulty re-joining the workforce. The law goes as far back as the Code of Hammurabi, which, according […]

Will Florida Pass An Open Carry Gun Law?

7 Jan

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During this day and age, most United States citizens have an opinion about whether a citizen has the right to bear arms. Recently, Texas became the 45th state to pass an open carry gun law, which allows citizens with a concealed weapon permit to wear their weapon openly. Now Florida faces an open carry bill (SB […]

Texas’ New Driving Laws

28 Oct

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New Driving Laws in Texas Texas recently passed more strict driving laws for both teens and those with DWI’s in the hopes to keep its roads safer. Some are asking how to adjust to these new laws, but we have a simple answer for you: defensive driving. The best way to avoid a pricey ticket […]

Texas Driving Laws: New Cell Phone and Inspection Policies

5 May

The state of Texas has been hesitant to adopt a state-wide texting and driving law, but two major Texas cities have stepped forward to make their streets safer. Thirteen states prohibit all drivers from using cellphones, and 37 states (including Texas) have bans on phone use by teen drivers. According to the Texas Department of […]

Florida Traffic Ticket Quotas – New “Waldo Bill”

24 Apr

Florida’s new “Waldo Bill” (SB 264) was passed unanimously with no debate in the Florida Senate on Wednesday April 8, 2015. The bill, which still needs to pass the House and be approved by the governor before it becomes law, seeks to end traffic ticket quotas in the state for good. (UPDATE: The bill was approved […]

Florida’s Operation Green Light Program

17 Apr

What Is Operation Green Light? Operation Green Light is an initiative to assist citizens who may be facing steep penalties for unpaid traffic tickets and criminal fees that have been send to collection agencies. Once an unpaid fine goes to a collection agency, the collection fee can add as much as 40% onto ticket fines. […]

No Parking vs No Standing vs No Stopping Signs

16 Feb

Driver’s education class is little more than a distant memory for many New Yorkers, which is a scary thought when you really think about it! But memory lapses and absentmindedness often results in traffic tickets and high fines on the streets of New York. Many people confuse signs that read “no parking” with ones that […]

Staying Abreast of Vehicle Safety Recalls

23 Jan

Vehicle safety recalls often have a huge impact on the lives of drivers, and perhaps no more so than in the case of Texas’ Candice Anderson. Here is the story of how an auto recall turned her life upside down. Candice Anderson’s Accident Back in November 2014, Candice Anderson was driving a Saturn Ion, manufactured […]