News: State Of Florida Sued For Ticketing Motorists Who Tip Other Motorists Of Speed Traps
Man, it’s tough in the streets these days for the people of Florida. Cops have apparently been giving out tickets to drivers who try to warn other drivers of hidden speed traps. One Florida man has decided to take this motion to court in a class-action lawsuit, as he was a victim of receiving a ticket for trying to communicate with another driver via flashing his high beams to warn about an upcoming speed trap. The man is seeking a refund of his $100 ticket & $15,000 in damages.
It looks like from 2005 til now, over 10,000 drivers were given citations for trying give their fellow drivers a heads up on watching out for cops staging speed traps. And if this man involved in the lawsuit against the State of Florida, the state will have to dish out over $156 million to the drivers who received citations. Here’s some footage from Florida’s WTSP 10 News…