GA red light camera question

 

Is it Georgia state law that intersections with red light cameras be properly marked with signage?

If this is the case, I think the POI Factory Red Light Camera file has intersections in Georgia that do not actually have red light cameras.

I would be happy to contribute to the update of this list if I knew that I would not be providing incorrect information.

Thanks,

Barry in Acworth, GA

$Redlight Cameras

I am not aware of any statute that requires signage. I know of five intersections that I frequent often that have cameras and no signage.

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I just think the Cobb County

I just think the Cobb County Red Light camera locations are severely flawed. The Marietta Daily News reports that there are 2 Red Light Cameras in Cobb county.

Cobb Pky & Allgood - POI .01x1w
Cobb Pkwy & Windy Hill - POI .01x1t

http://www.mdjonline.com/content/index/showcontentitem/area/...

If this is the case, the July 9, POI Factory file shows 5 incorrect listings

Allgood & Sawyer - POI .01yqh
Cobb Pkwy & Roswell Rd - POI .021xv
Lower Rosweel & Old Canton - POI .021y6
Delk & Franklin - POI .023zn
Atlanta Rd & Paces Ferry - POI .01yhq

I'm going to Cc: this post to Miss POI to see what she has to say about the matter.

Signage is required

O.C.G.A. § 40-14-23 (2007)

§ 40-14-23. Use of signs to notify motorists of traffic-control signal monitoring devices

Each county or municipality using traffic-control signal monitoring devices shall erect signs on every highway which comprises a part of the state highway system at that point on the highway which intersects the jurisdictional limits of the county or municipality. A sign shall be erected also by such entity on each public road on the approach to the next traffic-control signal for such road when a traffic-control signal monitoring device is monitoring such next signal for such road. Such signs shall be at least 30 inches by 30 inches in measurement and shall warn approaching motorists that traffic-control signal monitoring devices are being employed.

The information is much appreciated

eq2675 wrote:

Is it Georgia state law that intersections with red light cameras be properly marked with signage?

If this is the case, I think the POI Factory Red Light Camera file has intersections in Georgia that do not actually have red light cameras.

I would be happy to contribute to the update of this list if I knew that I would not be providing incorrect information.

Thanks,

Barry in Acworth, GA

But, the only way to truly know if the cameras are there or not is to visit the intersections and look for them (Visit the FAQ area for pics, if you are not sure what to look for). Then you can let us know whether the cams are there and, if they are, send an email to your County government about the lack of signage.

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Could be the wording

eq2675 wrote:

O.C.G.A. § 40-14-23 (2007)

§ 40-14-23. Use of signs to notify motorists of traffic-control signal monitoring devices

Each county or municipality using traffic-control signal monitoring devices shall erect signs on every highway which comprises a part of the state highway system at that point on the highway which intersects the jurisdictional limits of the county or municipality. A sign shall be erected also by such entity on each public road on the approach to the next traffic-control signal for such road when a traffic-control signal monitoring device is monitoring such next signal for such road. Such signs shall be at least 30 inches by 30 inches in measurement and shall warn approaching motorists that traffic-control signal monitoring devices are being employed.

It may be in wording, check this out.

which comprises a part of the state highway system at that point on the highway which intersects the jurisdictional limits of the county or municipality.

The key words might be State Highway, be sure the others are not state Highways.

Just a thought
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"A sign shall be erected also by such entity on each public road on the approach to the next traffic-control signal for such road when a traffic-control signal monitoring device is monitoring such next signal for such road."

I think that clarifies it.

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Been there, done that!

gpfoster wrote:

But, the only way to truly know if the cameras are there or not is to visit the intersections and look for them (Visit the FAQ area for pics, if you are not sure what to look for). Then you can let us know whether the cams are there and, if they are, send an email to your County government about the lack of signage.

Been there, done that!

Some have no visible cameras at all. Some have what I think are traffic "flow" cameras only (there have been a lot of upgrades to intersections in Metro Atlanta to get things flowing better).

And then there are the real deal. Signs and the all telling "flash" when they take a picture.

This is the vehicle code in California

eq2675 wrote:

O.C.G.A. § 40-14-23 (2007)

§ 40-14-23. Use of signs to notify motorists of traffic-control signal monitoring devices

Each county or municipality using traffic-control signal monitoring devices shall erect signs on every highway which comprises a part of the state highway system at that point on the highway which intersects the jurisdictional limits of the county or municipality. A sign shall be erected also by such entity on each public road on the approach to the next traffic-control signal for such road when a traffic-control signal monitoring device is monitoring such next signal for such road. Such signs shall be at least 30 inches by 30 inches in measurement and shall warn approaching motorists that traffic-control signal monitoring devices are being employed.

Traffic Signal Automated Enforcement: Photographic Records

21455.5. (a) The limit line, the intersection, or a place designated in Section 21455, where a driver is required to stop, may be equipped with an automated enforcement system if the governmental agency utilizing the system meets all of the following requirements:

(1) Identifies the system by signs that clearly indicate the system's presence and are visible to traffic approaching from all directions, or posts signs at all major entrances to the city, including, at a minimum, freeways, bridges, and state highway routes

(2) If it locates the system at an intersection, and ensures that the system meets the criteria specified in Section 21455.7.

(b) Prior to issuing citations under this section, a local jurisdiction utilizing an automated traffic enforcement system shall commence a program to issue only warning notices for 30 days. The local jurisdiction shall also make a public announcement of the automated traffic enforcement system at least 30 days prior to the commencement of the enforcement program.

(c) Only a governmental agency, in cooperation with a law enforcement agency, may operate an automated enforcement system. As used in this subdivision, "operate" includes all of the following activities:

(1) Developing uniform guidelines for screening and issuing violations and for the processing and storage of confidential information, and establishing procedures to ensure compliance with those guidelines.

(2) Performing administrative functions and day-to-day functions, including, but not limited to, all of the following:

(A) Establishing guidelines for selection of location.

(B) Ensuring that the equipment is regularly inspected.

(C) Certifying that the equipment is properly installed and calibrated, and is operating properly.

(D) Regularly inspecting and maintaining warning signs placed under paragraph (1) of subdivision (a).

(E) Overseeing the establishment or change of signal phases and the timing thereof.

(F) Maintaining controls necessary to assure that only those citations that have been reviewed and approved by law enforcement are delivered to violators.

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Isn't this California Code?

aophiuchus wrote:

Traffic Signal Automated Enforcement: Photographic Records

21455.5. (a) The limit line, the intersection, or a place designated in Section 21455, where a driver is required to stop, may be equipped with an automated enforcement system if the governmental agency utilizing the system meets all of the following requirements:
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I just did a quick search of the "or a place designated in Section 21455" in Yahoo and it reports that it is from www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d11/vc21455_5.htm

I do appreciate your input, but this is Georgia, not California.

Yes it is California code as I stated...

Just making a comment as usual... Sorry if I offended anyone by butting in.... redface

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Oops

Sorry. I didn't read the subject line. Thanks for the input. My bad.

No problem

The wording about the signage seemed similar and in Los Angeles at least all of the red-light cameras that I've seen have signage...

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eq2675 wrote:

Isn't This California Code?
I just did a quick search of the "or a place designated in Section 21455" in Yahoo and it reports that it is from www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d11/vc21455_5.htm

I do appreciate your input, but this is Georgia, not California.

Did you perhaps not see the title of Gary's post?

Edit: I see you realized before I could post. I figured that is what happened.

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