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Virginia: Engineer Challenges Short Yellow, Right Turn Trap

A traffic engineer with the National Motorists Association is taking on what he calls a dangerous intersection in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Engineer J.J. Bahen Jr. began investigating one particular location in response to an NMA member who raised questions about a citation sent to her in the mail by Redflex Traffic Systems of Australia.

Is there a no right turn on red light POI?

Is there a no right turn on red light POI available on the internet?

New Jersey DOT Documents Accident Severity Spike with Red Light Cameras

Traffic accident injuries spiked at the intersections where red light cameras were installed in New Jersey, according to a report released Monday by the state Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

Despite the mediocre results, NJDOT was not ready to call the program a failure.

Lakeland, Florida Could Have More Red Light Cameras Soon

LAKELAND | City commissioners voted 5-2 on Monday to approve a contract with its red-light camera provider that could bring 10 to 30 additional cameras to Lakeland inter-sections.

Just what we need, Jeeze.

Group Challenges Feds to Improve Intersection Safety

Cities around the country that have experimented with longer yellow signal times have reported great success in improving safety. Georgia towns, for example, saw 80 percent reductions in violations after a law kicked in mandating longer yellows

Another California City to Put Traffic Cameras to Public Vote

Voters in Riverside, California will decide in June whether red light cameras should be used in their community. The city council narrowly decided last month to renew the use of the controversial devices while also offering the public a chance to be heard.

Guidelines for Timing Yellow and All-Red Intervals

A lot of the discussion about red light cameras comes down to "just make the yellow longer." I have stated may times there just isn't a single factor that goes into how the duration for a yellow signal is set.

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

Red Light Camera Revenue is Falling

Two Chicago Tribune articles,

Red Light Camera Revenue is Falling

Arlington Heights still says no to red light cameras

False alerts in El Paso, TEXAS

I was in El Paso today -- no, waitaminnit, what time is it? Oh geez, it's 6:30 in the morning!

I was in El Paso yesterday, and got several red light camera warnings, but every time I got to the intersection, there was NO red light camera there, there were only the small cameras used to make the lights change, like the old magnetic loops used to do.

KD5XB in DM84

America Traffic Solutions making a lot of money.

This was broadcast in St. Louis on 10/25/2012

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new florida tags

The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles sought approval of the plan Tuesday.

They want new tags because existing tags are hard to read by toll cameras and RLC

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New Miami, OH Speed Cameras

Here is an article about new cameras in New Miami, OH. These cameras look pretty portable. Is it possible to program your GPS to just avoid the entire town?

red cameras

how do i know there is no false alarm?

Maryland Town Defends Practice of Forging Signature on Speed Camera Tickets

Riverdale Park, Maryland refuses to back down in the face of a class action lawsuit challenging the town to refund citations bearing the forged signature of a police officer.

Forget RLC POI ("Bond style" countermeasures)

Just kidding JM and Angela, we need you guys more than ever.

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City red-light camera vendor under scrutiny (Now Under Federal Investigation)

The Chicago Tribune has an article in today's paper about a questionable connection between a red-flex representative, and a city official. To get the full article, you have to have a membership.

Ten New Red Light Cameras Coming to Sarasota, Florida

I saw on the news last week that 10 new red light cameras are going to be installed in Sarasota, Florida.

U.S. 41 and Bahia Vista Street (Northbound)
U.S. 41 and Bahia Vista Street (Southbound)
Tuttle Avenue and Bahia Vista Street (Northbound)
Beneva Road and Fruitville Road (Southbound)
Lockwood Ridge Road and Fruitville Road (Southbound)

Australia: State Caught Exploiting Short Yellow Signal Times

A court challenge forced officials in Victoria, Australia to admit last week that red light cameras at eight intersections have been extremely productive because the yellow warning times were illegally short. The yellows fell short anywhere between 0.5 and 1.5 seconds with the incorrect timing in place, in one instance, for seven-and-a-half years.

Florida: Audit Fails to Document Safety Improvement from Traffic Cameras

There is no evidence that the red light camera program in Tallahassee, Florida has done anything to reduce the number of collisions in the city, according to Tallahassee City Auditor Sam M. McCall. McCall's office released a report on the program late last month based upon a review of the available evidence for the program that became operational August 1, 2010.

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