road traffic law

Pedestrians: What the Law Requires

by Lisa Coleman June 19, 2013 General Law

(US law and generally) There are many popular misconceptions regarding the rights and duties of pedestrians. Some people believe that pedestrians have an absolute right to travel anywhere at any time while others follow the old adage of “might makes right.” Believing either point of view is a recipe for disaster. Understanding the comparative rights […]

Read the full blawg post →

2 Million Motorists Driving Illegally

by barlowrobbins May 1, 2013 Road Traffic

In Britain, it’s now illegal to keep uninsured cars, even if they aren’t being driven. Unless you declare your vehicle as ‘off the road,’ you could have your motor seized by police and crushed. This rule applies across the United Kingdom, except in Northern Ireland. But owners of a Statutory Off Road Notification will be […]

Read the full blawg post →

Basic Information About Drink Driving in Australia

by Dunya April 23, 2013 Road Traffic

Drink driving is a serious offence that leads to accidents on the road that can seriously injure or even kill a person. The legal consequences of drink driving are intended to reflect the fact that people who drive while under the influence of alcohol put themselves and everyone else on the road around them in […]

Read the full blawg post →

The Craziest Driving Laws You’ve Never Heard Of

by Lilly January 15, 2013 Blawg

Almost every country in the world has crazy or archaic laws in one jurisdiction or another, but one common denominator is that massive amounts of these crazy laws are related to driving. Whether the law is nonsensical (like not being able to drive a black car on sundays in Denver) or just plain common sense […]

Read the full blawg post →

The Points are Stacked Against You: 5 Advantages of a Defensive Driving Class

by Molly P. November 10, 2012 General Law

(US law and generally) Getting a drivers license is a happy day in the lives of many teens. The process of ensuring they have adequate driving skills is established by a driving test with a designated tester for the particular state. The usual process is an initial permit to allow legal driving practice with an […]

Read the full blawg post →