Critics say newly installed stop-arm cameras on Iowa City school buses violate the city’s traffic camera ban that, when adopted in 2013, was considered rare and possibly unique nationally. James Walker, chief executive and board president of the National Motorists Association Foundation, said these cameras go against the intent of Iowa City’s law.
Mayor of Engomi Zacharias Kyriakou has suggested that two newly installed speed cameras along Grivas Digenis Avenue in the capital should only be activated during the night to catch out boy racers without penalising motorists who live in the area.
Pennsylvania Turnpike officials said on Friday that the speed limit will increase to 70 mph on a portion of the turnpike and more increases could be announced next week. The speed limit will increase between the Blue Mountain interchange near Shippensburg, exit 201, and the Morgantown Interchange south of Reading, exit 298, starting on Wednesday.
Google’s driverless car may remain a prototype, but the FBI believes the “game changing” vehicle could revolutionise high-speed car chases within a matter of years. The report also warned that autonomous cars may be used as “lethal weapons”.
Last month, British Columbia announced significant increases to speed limits on many rural highways. The maximum posted speed on dozens of B.C. highways will be raised to 120 km/h — the highest in Canada. According to B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone, these changes will make his province’s roads safer.
If raising speed limits to make roads safer strikes some readers as odd logic, a “crash course” in road science may be in order.
Magisterial District Judge Mark Bruno took the stand on Monday in the federal ticket fixing trial involving Philadelphia Traffic Court and strongly denied that he had ever engaged in the culture of “consideration” that is at the heart of the prosecution’s case.