Sunday, March 28, 2010

Using GPS to get out of a speeding ticket?

From CNET:

An Ohio man is trying to beat a speeding ticket through an unusual defense: claiming that his cell phone's GPS records show he was driving under the speed limit.

Jason Barnes received two points on his license and a $35 fine for allegedly driving 84 mph in a 65 mph portion of Interstate 75 in March 2009. But he says that his employer uses GPS tracking on his Verizon Wireless phone to detect speed limit violations--and those logs prove he wasn't speeding.

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1 comment:

nic said...

A guy in New Zealand was successful in getting off a speeding ticket using his in car GPS. I dont have a link to the news story but remember it was at lest a year ago. There is a chance this is going to be a regular occurrence, it will be interesting to see what happens in the USA.