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City red-faced as Watchdog exposes illegal yellow lights

http://watchdog.org

Hours after Watchdog.org reported that Virginia Beach was running illegally short yellow lights to trap red-light runners, the city reset its signals to conform to state law.

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Inventor Develops License Plate Frame That Defeats Red Light Cameras

http://www.techdirt.com

Tech is all about disruption. When a problem presents itself, someone will find a way to route around it. Red light cameras, the controversial jackpot generators favored by certain law enforcement agencies, are the problem. The solution?...

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City employees busted by red light cams, but don't have to pay fines

http://www.democratandchronicle.com

Over the past 18 months, city of Rochester employees have committed at least 119 red light violations while driving city vehicles, records show.
But while employees can be disciplined for the violation, “payment of the related fine will not be required,” according to a newly adopted city procedure for handling the violations.

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NJ Official Admits: Red-light cameras all about the money

http://blog.nj.com

Every so often, a kernel of truth manages to squeak past the spin.

That's the case in Fort Lee, where Mayor Mark Sokolich told his constituents that, yes, he wants to install red-light cameras in town – and, yes, it’s about the money.

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California Judge Blocks Public from Voting on Red Light Cameras

http://www.thenewspaper.com

Judge in Murrieta, California blocks referendum on red light camera. A California Superior Court judge has sided with photo enforcement vendor American Traffic Solutions (ATS) in denying Murrieta voters a say in whether red light cameras can be used in their community.

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Red Light Cameras Suspended in New Jersey

http://www.nj.com

EDISON — It was the traffic ticket that put a despised multimillion-dollar state program in limbo. En route to a mall the day after Thanksgiving last year, Janice Bollmann was flagged by a red-light camera in Edison after getting through an intersection one-fifth of a second too late. Bollmann had no way of knowing what her routine traffic ticket would come to symbolize. "It may be the straw that broke the camel’s back," said Steve Carrellas, New Jersey representative of the National Motorists Association driving rights group, who assisted Bollmann in her case.

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Red Light Camera Company Sues City Over Making Right Hand Turns Legal

http://thenewspaper.com

Automated ticketing vendor American Traffic Solutions (ATS) filed suit Tuesday against Knoxville, Tennessee for its failure to issue tickets for turning right on a red light -- and that is costing the company a lot of money. A state law took effect in July banning the controversial turning tickets, but the Arizona-based firm contends the law should not apply to their legal agreement with the city, which anticipated the bulk of the money to come from this type of tickets.

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Italy: Prosecution Advances in Red Light Camera Fraud Scandal

http://www.thenewspaper.com

The investigation into the fraudulent use of red light cameras in Italy last week concluded with prosecutors preparing charges against thirty-eight public officials and photo enforcement company executives. Prosecutors claim that three photo enforcement companies formed a cartel that operated in collusion with public officials for the purpose of generating revenue. The officials accepted bribes in return for approving lucrative contracts and shortening the duration of yellow lights at intersections equipped with red light cameras.

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Teacher Defeats Traffic Ticket With The Power Of Math

http://consumerist.com

Have you ever suspected that your city or town is trying too hard to catch traffic scofflaws in the pursuit of ticket revenue? A Florida woman received a ticket based on evidence from a red light camera, but believed the ticket was unfair because the yellow light was too short. The power of math proved that she was correct..

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The perfect solution to red light camera protestors.Steal their cars.

http://toledoblade.com

Toledo Ohio city council votes to go after red light camera offenders

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