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'Hands Free' enforcement set for Tuesday

Original post made on Aug 25, 2009

Bay Area residents might want to charge up their earpieces tonight, as Tuesday will be another of the California Highway Patrol's "Hands Free" enforcement crackdowns.

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Posted by penelope
a resident of John Baldwin Elementary School
on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:56 pm

i heard somewhere that officers get a take of the revenues they generate through ticketing. or that offices have a quota. or the more tickets they write which are revenue generating the better they look to their management. are these true statements?

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Posted by Roscoe
a resident of Danville
on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:47 pm

Yes, it's true. <sigh>