Speeding's a Gas, Which is Why Dallas Wants You to Pay Up

The Associated Press caught up this week with Mark Duebner, the city's director of business development and procurement charged with finding enough nickels and dimes to balance a wobbly budget. The AP wanted to ask Duebner about one of his proposals: a fuel surcharge that would be added to tickets doled out for any moving violation. Would run you an extra $10 or so, should council thumbs-up the idea when it returns from summer vacation next month. My only question, which arose at about the 30-second mark: How much of that money is spent on traffic-stopping choreography? --Robert Wilonsky

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