The brilliant powers that be in my hometown of Lakeland, Florida have decided to add 10 more new red light cameras in the city limits. Here's the first graphs of the story with the new locations from my newspaper I work for, The Ledger, and a link to the full story follows.
By John Chambliss
Published: Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 10:44 p.m.
This article has been on the news since yesterday:
I reported the camera three weeks ago and it is already in the database. The unintended consequences of these devices:
WEST BABYLON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Long Island man is seeing red over a red light camera in front of his home.
Does anyone happen to know any details on the Youngstown OH plans to install speed cameras in school zones?
A friend of mine recently received a red light camera ticket in Illinois, right turn on red. He watch the video of his right turn on red, he made a complete stop before the white line on the road, and then he continued with his right hand turn on red. Here’s the problem, he only stopped for 1.6 seconds at the turn on red light.
This just in.
Critics of Tucson's traffic-enforcement cameras, for both red lights and speed, might get a chance to shut them down this fall.
Former state lawmaker John Kromko dropped off nearly 23,000 petition signatures Friday afternoon at the City Clerk's Office to place a measure banning traffic cameras on the November ballot.
One of the most profitable red light camera intersections in Virginia Beach, Virginia has been pulling in millions based from faulty engineering.
They disappeared for a while but they're back and I'm seeing more speed traps everywhere I drive. Thank God for that Passport radar!
The Chicago Tribune has reported before-and-after data for a highway red light camera (US 41 at Park Avenue) operated by Redflex in Highland Park, an upscale suburb of Chicago. The data strongly suggest /shockface/ that the mayor of Highland Park is being disingenuous when she suggests the reason for red-light camera enforcement at this location is public safety, not revenue.
Looks like a judge has found the village of Elmwood Place, a small community in the Cincinnati area, in contempt of court and has ordered the speed cameras confiscated.
Secrecy in public meetings is nothing new for Chicago....
"Chicago's red-light camera program would cost taxpayers more and would rely on radar guns under one of seven bid proposals quietly under review by City Hall in its effort to replace the scandal-scarred company that holds the current contract.
Note: Since this article was written last week, the New York Legislature voted successfully in the middle of the night Saturday to allow speed cameras in New York City...
How can I tell when red light and speed camera poi for Washington DC was last updated.
Thanks in advance.
There was a short article in the newspaper over the weekend that Baltimore City suspended all red light camera and speed camera enforcement in mid April. A newspaper investigation had earlier shown major problems with improper tickets. Then they had disputes with the vender. Ongoing review by the newspaper continued to show systemic problems.
California is the largest market for red light cameras in the country thanks to the fines set by the state running nearly $500 each. Municipalities that adopt the technology are quick to deny any possibility that financial considerations have anything to do with their decisions to monitor local intersections.
TAMPA BAY, Florida -- A subtle, but significant tweak to Florida's rules regarding traffic signals has allowed local cities and counties to shorten yellow light intervals, resulting in millions of dollars in additional red light camera fines.
I saw this interesting article about how ticket cameras are a major government revenue source.
Do we really want to live in a "Big Brother" society where the government constantly tracks all of our movements?
What do speed traps, parking tickets, toll roads, speed cameras and red light cameras all have in common? They are all major revenue sources for state and local governments.
Are showing up around town. At first I thought they were portable but noticed the are mounted on cement slabs.
I tried installing their locations on the latest list and it doesn't work. First I used the "where Am I" function on my GPS while sitting in my car right next to one. That's in Degrees.Minutes,Seconds. I then tried the web site
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