defensive driving newsTexas: Small Plane from Houston Lands on Conroe Street
A Civil Air Patrol pilot from Houston made an emergency landing on a street in Conroe after the small plane developed engine trouble.

Colorado: Denver City County Give Initial Approval to Cameras
Following an audit that criticized Denver’s traffic photo-enforcement program as having unproven results, the City Council on Tuesday gave initial approval to renew the contract of the photo red-light program.

California: Local Communities Get More Control over Speed Limits
California communities now have more leeway in setting speed limits. As a result, yellow light intervals will also be reduced.

Louisiana: New Orleans Police Officers Owe Large Portion of Unpaid Tickets
Some of the biggest accumulators of unpaid traffic tickets in New Orleans are city employees. But it’s unclear how many of them are racking up tickets while they race to fires or hurry to crime scenes as opposed to simply violating traffic laws for no good reason.