How fines and fees trap people in a kind of penury from which they may never escape.
A woman in Texas said that, under the state’s abortion ban, she and her fetus qualified for the car pool lane. The argument could go well beyond driving.
Patrick Lyoya’s path begins in central Africa, Christopher Schurr’s in Michigan. They cross on a rainy spring morning, in an encounter over a license plate. One ends with a bullet.
New York City says that drivers will have to move their cars twice a week again so that dirty streets can be swept clean.
Chiefs, prosecutors and lawmakers are rethinking the value, and the harm, of minor traffic stops like the one that ended in a man’s death in Grand Rapids.
District attorneys around the country are investigating officers in cases their predecessors had handled, raising the ire of police unions that say it undermines public safety.
A Times investigation sheds light on an unjust practice.
A Times investigation into a common defense for shooting motorists found that some officers had put themselves in danger. Others appeared to face no peril at all.
Officers, trained to presume danger, have reacted with outsize aggression. For hundreds of unarmed drivers, the consequences have been fatal.
A New York Times investigation examines why traffic stops can escalate into fatal encounters and how hidden financial incentives increase the risks. This is what we found.
Busted taillights, missing plates, tinted windows: Across the U.S., ticket revenue funds towns — and the police responsible for finding violations.
Traffic deaths have surged this year to their highest level in nearly a decade. Officials blame an excess of reckless driving, but critics say the city has failed to make streets safer.
A majority of states have laws making it illegal to hang anything from a rearview mirror that obscures a driver’s view. But critics say the laws are often used as pretexts.
Automated technology and unarmed monitors could do most of the job more efficiently and more safely.
The former Williamson County deputies were indicted on charges that they repeatedly shot Javier Ambler with a Taser during a traffic stop despite his pleas that he could not breathe.
The e-commerce giant added at least nine new warehouses in the city over the past year as 2.4 million packages a day strained the nation’s largest urban delivery system.
California’s Medical Board started an investigation after Dr. Scott Green reported for the hearing on Zoom while in scrubs and with a patient on the operating table.
At least 60 district attorneys have come to see incarceration as destructive, racist, expensive and ineffective. But can they persuade their own staffs?
In the pandemic, drivers got a two-month reprieve from moving their cars for street sweepers. Now the city has decided to clean things up.
After failing to appear in court on traffic and other charges, a pregnant woman was detained overnight at a Montgomery, Ala., jail, where a coronavirus outbreak has occurred.
As the pandemic drastically reduces traffic, some drivers are taking advantage of open streets to speed and drag race.