Reported in today's Mercury News
This is not about ticket cameras. Sorry, this was the most appropriate forum for posting this.
The court of appeals just published a ruling that you cannot look at maps on your phone while driving. Not sure if that goes for another electronic mapping device like a GPS unit, but this is disturbing.
Apparently this guy lost in court and appealed on his own without legal help and now this is a published case, which is caselaw.
Officials in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana are moving forward on plans to refund $4.7 million in red light camera tickets. Council Chairman Chris L. Roberts put forward the motion on March 13 to put an end to "a long chapter of questionable dealings" with Redflex, the Australian company that issued the tickets.
For those who want police officers to issue tickets for speeding will get their wish in Polk County Iowa very soon.
I was wondering if this is a red light camera, can anyone tell me what it is?
Florida City. Dixie Highway. I was stopped at a light when an ambulance approached with siren. All lanes were blocked. I decided to proceed against the light when the cross traffic stopped. The next light had a RLC. I don't know what I would have done there.
Owners of vehicles registered in California could have their license suspended for red light running violations, even if they never get behind the wheel of their cars.
The sudden drop in camera tickets occurred two years ago after traffic engineers, without telling police, added one second to yellow light times at nearly every camera-enforced intersection -- from four seconds to five seconds.
It seems to me that the moderator would be a perfect employee for a authoritarian nanny state government. Closing the "Looks reasonable to me" thread accomplishes nothing.
The day will come when "We the people" are going to decide that we have had enough of the power grabbing scum that seem to keep getting elected and we return to a country of self-reliant freedom loving citizens.
here is a link to a bill in the Florida legislature.
An Ohio Judge has issued an injunction barring the enforcement of speed-cam tickets.
It seems that shortened yellows is again in the news. I was wondering when there would be an issue with cameras here.
EDIT: I changed the heading to read "a shorter yellow" vs a "shortened yellow". Which as per the article it really is.
Redflex Traffic Systems is losing another customer. On Tuesday, Hayward, California's city council voted 6-1 to end the use of red light cameras at the earliest possible opportunity, joining thirty-four other California cities that have decided to abandon automated ticketing.
There are 4 new red light camera locations in Opelika, AL. Basic info is in the news article linked below. Next time I am in the area of the cameras, I will update as to specific direction(s) the cameras are aimed.
In my Tom Tom Go Live 1535 I find that all my red light cameras get deleted if I do a factory restore, I'd like to be able to install all this here .(like my favorites.ov2 are saved in my documents folder from my TomTom folder is like now ..)
Pinellas County Clerk of Court Ken Burke is asking St. Petersburg and five other cities to stop writing tickets for red light violations, arguing there are flaws in the system and that his office is spending a disproportionate amount of time dealing with the fallout from violators.
In an article posted by one of the most respected polling companies, the Pew Charitable Trusts provides more discussion regarding ticket cameras.
Perhaps some of the most telling quotes from those favoring and opposing can be summed up in these two viewpoints
Has anyone here had much experience using the Escort radar detectors that work off of GPS and utilize their own RLC / Safety Camera database? I was considering an internal unit such as the 9500ci and the database updates are included for 3 years but I was wondering how it compared to the POI files on this site for the Garmin.
20 new red light cameras to be installed in York Region, north of Toronto.
Toronto Star article
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