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States of Emergency: The Object of American Studies

States of Emergency: The Object of American Studies

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Tag: Jaywalking Fines

Wayan Vota (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Think Jaywalking Fines Were Invented to Keep You Safe? Think Again

Getting a ticket for simply crossing the road seems like an irritating, yet benign way of encouraging pedestrians to avoid being hit by a car. And yet the impetus behind these fines may surprise you.

Posted on Feb 18, 2014 READ MORE

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