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Tribune study: Chicago's safety claims for camera enforcement are dubious

Chicago Tribune 12/19/2014:
"Chicago's red light cameras fail to deliver the dramatic safety benefits long claimed by City Hall, according to a first-ever scientific study that found the nation's largest camera program is responsible for increasing some types of injury crashes while decreasing others.

NJ Red Light Camera Program Is Going Dark 12-16-14

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. Nuvi 2460LMT, Zumo 550, Beltronics Pro 500 radar detector with GPS built in, includes RLC info. Uconnect 430N (Garmin) built into my Jeep. .

Washington D.C - Red Light cameras now act as speed cameras !!!

Hey all,

In Washington DC, Don't attempt to make it through the yellow light because now Red Light cameras will track your speed as well. You have been warned !!!

" How does the program work?

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Road Warrior

in the end, it was all just an experiment

in NJ. Having gone through many of them on green and yellow, never gotten a ticket, I think they should remain, but like American Idol, the voters have spoken.

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/12/16/n-j-motorists-await-e...

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/11/24/red-light-camera-foe-...

Engineer uses tape measure to beat speeding ticket

I hadn't heard of this issue before:

http://www.cnet.com/news/engineer-uses-tape-measure-to-fight...

"A retired UK engineer is reportedly convinced he wasn't speeding, despite getting a ticket generated by a speed camera. So he gets on his hands and knees to prove white lines on the road are incorrectly spaced."

Ohio Traffic Camera Bill On Way To Governor For Approval

In Ohio a new traffic camera bill is on it's way to the Governor who is expected to sign it. The bill would take effect 90 days after the Governor signs it unless it is delayed or blocked by litigation. The main aspects of this bill include the following:

- An Officer will need to be present at the camera location as a witness for a ticket to be issued.

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Live every day like it's your last. Some day you'll be right - Benny Hill

Redflex pleads guilty in RLC bribe case

Redflex bribed Chicago official by giving kickbacks on RLC tickets in return for the contract.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-red-light-cameras-mart...

"Facts" on Misdeeds

Accusations would be more appropriate but they have always used the term "facts" quite loosely.

http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/26/2649.asp#source

Baltimore, Maryland Inspector General Blasts Lack Of Camera Oversight

http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/45/4585.asp

Report shows potential bribery and mismanagement led to thousands being falsely accused by speed cameras in Baltimore, Maryland.

Redlight camera files

Did I miss it? I haven't seen this week's Redlight / Speed camera file yet. Is there a problem?

New speed, stop sign cameras in D.C.

From: http://www.wtop.com/41/3750210/New-speed-stop-sign-cameras-i...

Eleven new traffic cameras were put in place Monday throughout D.C.

See article for list of locations.
Mark

Follow the money

For those that aren't familiar with the political situation regarding the District of Columbia, it is a federal district and up until about 30 years ago all laws for the District were made by Congress. Home Rule allowed the District to have a city council and gave the mayor many of the same rights and authorities as a state governor.

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"Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." -- John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. president

Over 8 years RLC don't reduce accidents.

http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2014/11/auburn-ditches-r...

Auburn ditches red-light cameras

Posted by Lisa Cowan

Auburn has decided to get rid of its unpopular red-light cameras.

KOMO-TV reports the Auburn City Council voted 4-3 to no longer contract with a private company that operates the program.

Nassau speed cameras locations

As of Oct. 10, 2014, Nassau County's Traffic and Parking Violations Agency stopped disclosing when new speed cameras come online or how many devices are operating at any time. The agency lists these schools as having zones where the cameras potentially can operate. The dots on the map indicate the location of the schools and not necessarily the streets where the speed zones are.

Ticket Clinic Florida Red Light Camera Class Action Law Suit

Say what you will of the Ticket Clinic. I hired them once and they got me out of a very costly Florida Highway Patrol speeding ticket that I totally deserved. I had an immaculate driving record which is why I hired them. But, that's a whole nuther story and discussion.

Fact Check

Since I am always one to "fact check", I need to post this article

http://www.politifact.com/florida/promises/krise-o-meter/pro...

Competition for the Red Light Camera

There is a lot of criticism for red light cameras on these forums. Maybe the color of the future, "Green", will placate some folks. What do you think?

http://whotv.com/2014/11/06/des-moines-police-exploring-idea...

Speed Cameras in School Zones: What motorists need to know. (Locations & the law

Speed Cameras in School Zones: What motorists need to know. (Locations & the law)
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September 3, 2013 at 11:03pm

"SCHOOL SPEED ZONE" SHALL MEAN A DISTANCE NOT TO EXCEED ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED TWENTY FEET (1/4 mile) ON A HIGHWAY (street) PASSING A SCHOOL BUILDING, ENTRANCE OR EXIT OF A SCHOOL ABUTTING ON THE HIGHWAY

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