How to spot traffic cones in the sky and how to avoid them

There are a number of ways to spot what’s going on in the skies over the country.Here are some of the best: Traffic cones.Traffic cones are signs that are placed in the roadway at certain intersections to prevent vehicles from turning onto the same road.A traffic cone is not a traffic signal and does not mean you’re going to get […]

How to stop police from breaking traffic laws with a camera in your home

Police have long been used to circumvent traffic laws and are often the first responders to any traffic mishaps.As the number of traffic violations has skyrocketed, police have increasingly relied on automated camera systems to enforce traffic laws.But, with the advent of cameras, they can now be deployed to the street to enforce the law.Here’s how to stop a police […]

How to get a DUI arrest in DC, according to an expert

The traffic stops are not all routine and you should know the legal consequences of a DWI arrest in your state.According to the Washington Post, a DWIs conviction can mean a driver can be charged with a misdemeanor.It can also mean a jail sentence and/or an automatic license suspension, meaning drivers with multiple DWIs convictions could be pulled over for […]

Google Maps sucks in traffic: Google gets its own traffic mapping company

Google Maps is getting its own data-gathering company to help with traffic mapping, and the first product to do so is called Traffic Tracker.Google is paying for the data it collects to improve its Maps product, which is the world’s most popular map product.The company said the traffic tracker would allow for better navigation in dense urban areas and help […]

How to avoid being ticketed for driving while black

If you drive a car that looks like a black man’s car, you might be in for a rude awakening.But the way to avoid ticketing you is to avoid driving in the first place.There’s no need to get the police involved, says Dan Siegel, a former police officer and author of The Black Man’s Car: Why Driving Became a Crime […]

Austin traffic cameras get a boost from Google

The New York Times has released a report that shows Google has purchased Austin traffic cones for use on its traffic cameras.According to The Times, the Austin traffic camera system has been in use for the past six months.Google says that its goal is to increase traffic safety.Austin traffic safety advocates say that the cameras have increased safety.“The Austin traffic […]

When police use ‘cops in blue’ to catch a thief

Police in New Jersey have been caught using traffic cameras to catch thieves.The footage has been circulating on social media in recent days and shows two men stealing a van at gunpoint from a local business on Tuesday.“You’re just looking at a video of two people with a vehicle in front of a business in Camden,” said the officer in […]

What to know about Arizona traffic cameras

The Arizona Department of Transportation has posted a list of traffic camera locations across the state.The list is the latest in a series of news releases issued since Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed the state’s first traffic camera bill last week.The department also announced the installation of four traffic cameras.The Arizona Department for Transportation (ADOT) is also announcing that the […]

How to watch the Grapevine traffic on YouTube

TechCrunch has published a guide to the Google+ traffic on Vine, as well as Vine’s API, showing the most common questions users are asking.The guide, called “Google+ Vine: What’s the deal with Vine?”, also lists Vine’s own API for users to query their accounts.In addition, Google has announced a new Vine API to help streamline development, and Vine will begin […]

NFL players plan to ‘walk the talk’ in new video

NFL players are expected to be more vocal and political this week in their quest to win a second Super Bowl.The league’s annual owners meetings will be held Wednesday night, with the league’s executive committee expected to vote on a resolution supporting the players.The resolution is expected to come out of the meeting, which will be streamed live online.The vote […]