A funny story about red light cameras and Santas in Arizona. Anyone want to confess here?
1) why does the speed file contain red light alerts as well? Shouldn't the speed file be just for speed? and the red light just for red lights?
2)Maybe the file was setup that way because you can't have both speed and redlight at the same coordinates?
3)I am thinking of copying the lines that say redlight and putting them in the redlight.csv. Bad idea?
Can anyone tell me how to edit a red light camera file? POI editor doesnt seem to reconize it, but excel does open the file but I have no way of knowing the exact co-ordinates to add. If I find them out will that work? and how would I find them. Thanks
You can read the whole article here:
Red-light cameras in Fullerton [CA] ruled illegal
BY JENNIFER MUIR
The Orange County Register
How many would like to know how to set speed alerts to only alert if you are going to fast!!!!
Well I have searched on this site and read all the threads and even the help section in the poi loader and it was not clear to me on how this works. I have been watching and reading all this stuff and I see there are a lot of us that can’t understand a lot of this lingo.
Ran across this today: http://tiny.cc/d4BEj Buy it now: $149.99. Does nothing else as far as I can tell.
I was reading an interesting article at http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/25/2582.asp saying Redflex that runs the AZ State cams is an Australian company.
Seems like the employees are able to exempt themselves from their own tickets too. What a scam!
Found this article interesting and thought I'd share it. It's about the number of cameras in Arizona, and some differences between City and State run ones, and associated fines.
It really is like Big Brother out here!
From What Communities Are Included In The Red Light Cameras File at: http://www.poi-factory.com/node/1353
Michigan is not included. Is it safe to assume that there are no cams in Michigan, or that cams are not allowed here?
Even though the topic says "Red Light Cameras", does this include communities with speed cams?
Thanks for your help!
If you receive a RLT does it effect your auto insurance premiums as a moving violation? How can they prove it was YOU driving the vehicle? Doesn't seem right if it goes on your driving record if it wasn't you driving. How can they prove it?
The DPS said a motorcycle officer parked under an overpass heard loud banging noises and saw a man swinging a pickax at a stationary camera late Wednesday night.
Edit by Miss POI: This thread contained information from 4-10-07, I will be researching this to confirm that this is outdated information and no longer correct.
The Iowa state Senate adopted a measure that would ban the use of red light cameras in the state.
Dallas Lawyer Says Red Light Cameras Unconstitutional
Reported by: Ashley Alderman
Tuesday, Dec 2, 2008 @06:23pm CST
AMARILLO TX-- A lawyer in Dallas says red light cameras are unconstitutional and a district judge agrees, but that doesn't mean Amarillo cameras are coming down yet.
Kind of in line with all of the other AZ speed, license plate, etc discussions going on. I received this email:
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 2:51 PM
Subject: new law
How do I install the POI files that I downloaded from this site? They came in CSV format.
Thanks for any help,
I d/l State parks and restarea. I had no interes in speed cameras because there do not seem to be any/many in New England area.
I am now getting speed camera alerts with multiple alert sounds.
Anyone how to get rid of the warnings and sounds.
Has anyone just used one of those photo blocker sprays on their plates so the plate is just overexposed on the picture?
If so what are your thoughts/comments on those products?
I live in California.
I got a "Notice of Violation" in the mail today from the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
Though I am the registered owner of the vehicle I am not the person in the picture.
It's interesting. It's a civil matter.
It's very carefully written!
How can I tell if the speed and red camera files are loaded on my unit? I think I loaded them. Thank you
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