1954 : First Recipient of Speeding Ticket In Jackson, Michigan Dies

March 1, 2022 all-day

1900 Locomobile Steamer at the Seal Cove Auto Museum in Maine

Funeral services will be held in Stockbridge at 2 p.m. Wednesday for Stewart M. Watson, 82, who owned the first automobile in Jackson and paid the first traffic fine for “speeding.” … He bought his first car, a Locomobile Steamer, at the first automobile show in New York in 1900, and paid a $15 fine in 1902 for traveling faster than six miles an hour on Main St., Jackson.

Source : Lansing State Journal, March 1, 1954

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