37 Blog Posts From the Ticket Quotas Tag


Do You Really Deserve that Traffic Ticket?

By A.T. Lynne, Guest Author from DISMISSED…in the Interest of Justice!  Police officers are under increasing pressure to generate the revenue needed to fill the deficits in local, county and state government budgets. In California alone, this ticket revenue for 2012 is estimated at around $1 billion. Before you pay $200, $300, $400 or more for […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: May 23, 2012

Each Wednesday, we’ll publish quick summaries of the articles from the last week on TheNewspaper.com. We’re doing this because these articles are often strongly connected to the issues that Oostwestthuisbest members are interested in. Wednesday, May 23, 2012 New Jersey: Lawmaker Pushes Statewide Camera Ban A New Jersey state senator wants to re-institute […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: May 16, 2012

Each Wednesday, we’ll publish quick summaries of the articles from the last week on TheNewspaper.com. We’re doing this because these articles are often strongly connected to the issues that Oostwestthuisbest members are interested in. Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Oklahoma Speed Trap Town Cheats Motorists, Refuses Refunds Bernice, Oklahoma trustees voted Monday not to […]

Florida Highway Patrol Ticket Quota Exposed

A recent article in the St. Petersburg Times highlighted the story of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who has accused the department of firing him because he didn’t write enough tickets. The Highway Patrol predictably denied having a ticket quota. They said that the officer was fired for not meeting “performance standards.”  This is a […]

How To Fight A Michigan Speeding Ticket

The Detroit News is in the middle of a series of articles on speed limits. One of their articlese, excerpted below, gives a good overview of how to fight a speeding ticket in Michigan: But motorists often lose their cases because they aren’t aware of a recently enacted state law that opens the door for […]