39 Blog Posts From the ALPR Tag


Auto Cop

An interesting unasked question has been raised by Ford’s announcement that it is developing a cop-less cop car. That is, an automated and AI cop car that would sneak itself behind the bushes and use license plate scanners, facial recognition and other such revenue-raising technologies to automatically issue paying’ paper. All the time. Everywhere. For […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: March 26, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: March 26, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Akron seeks speed trap cash from National Safety Council– –Florida Gang Cops can’t write seat belt tickets– –Minnesota Lawmakers want to audit ALPRs– Friday, March 23, 2018 Towns Seek Speed Trap Cash From Group That Profits From Tickets The city council in Akron, Ohio, on Monday adopted an ordinance authorizing […]

No More Toll Roads

No More Toll Roads

The National Motorist Association does not support toll roads or user fees intended to limit or ration the use of public roads. Not only are tolls an inefficient and backwards approach to providing funding for transportation, they foster corruption and political patronage. When states rely on tolls to build and maintain one stretch of highway, […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: February 26, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: February 26, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –KY Supremes endorses ALPRs without warrants– –GA Supremes says its okay to cut through gas station to avoid traffic signals– –NY lawsuit seeks Speed Cam Ticket Refund– Friday, February 23, 2018 Kentucky Supreme Court Endorses License Plate Camera Tracking The Kentucky Supreme Court declared last week that police need not […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: February 5, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: February 5, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Federal Judge upholds Warrantless License Plate Tracking– –NHTSA says Fed Law requires Ticket Quotas– Friday, February 2, 2018 Federal Judge Upholds Warrantless License Plate Tracking The courts place limits on the ability of police to monitor motorists through GPS devices, but officers can now obtain an even more detailed travel […]