A defendant who sat in the driver’s seat of her vehicle and rotated the key in the ignition to roll up the windows was “operating” the vehicle while intoxicated, even though she never started the car’s engine or intended to ...Read More »
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A vehicle owner served with a notice of violation, which cited a no-stop right turn on red with photo and video evidence, did not show that her constitutional rights were violated either by the city red-light-camera ordinance or its authorizing ...Read More »
Evidence was sufficient to uphold the defendant’s conviction for failing to provide required identifying information after causing an auto accident. The defendant claimed that he didn’t talk to the other driver because she was “hysterical” and instead gave the appropriate ...Read More »
The statute under which the Commonwealth charged the appellant with reckless driving did not apply to his conduct of passing a traffic back-up via the road shoulder on his way to the highway exit. Background Appellant Victor Clay Barringer was ...Read More »