After holding out for more than three years, officials in Virginia Beach, Virginia finally released accident data that raise serious questions about whether the use of red light cameras has improved traffic safety in the city.
Redflex Traffic Systems announced its after-tax profit plunged 51.6% over the year. The Australian firm continues to reel from revelations top management set up a $2 million scheme to bribe the Chicago,official responsible for the camera contract.
Ely wants the calibration certificates and daily setup logs that must be "kept on file" under the state's speed camera authorization statute. Already, 2 localities have been caught violating state law in allowing a private company to operate cameras
A stop sign camera has been spotted in the District. The camera functions similarly to a red light camera – snapping photos of vehicles that fail to stop properly at the stop sign.
Latvian journalist Ilze Nagla is a frequent critic of speed cameras. A few days after she exposed irregularities with photo radar devices used in her country, her home was raided by state police.
Missouri resident Michael Elli wanted to let others on the road know to slow down because they were about to drive into a speed trap, so he did what many kindhearted souls do: He flashed his headlights as a warning.
As a way to improve its image in the wake of a massive bribery scandal, Redflex Traffic Systems encourages employees to come forward and report wrongdoing at the second-largest provider of red light cameras and speed cameras.
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.
Redflex supplies and manages controversial red-light and speed-photo-enforcement systems used by communities around the world, including Phoenix, Chandler, and El Mirage. Phoenix officials are aware of bribery scandal and are taking
"It's a fair question to say if this was going on in Chicago, might it have been going on somewhere else," McConnell said. "We found two other geographies that raise concern, and those investigations are considerably smaller than [Chicago's]
O'Malley was paid $2 million between 2003 and 2012 for his work in [Chicago] landing the nation's most lucrative photo ticketing contract. Redflex sent Bills on 17 different trips between 2003 and 2010, paying for everything including hotels, flights
Washington state's second highest court believes the public should never be allowed to vote on red light or speed cameras. The Court of Appeals ruled a judge could decide on his own which issues should be presented to voters on a ballot.
Australians are spitting on the drivers of photo radar vehicles. Police reported 6 incidents in the past month where beer cans were tossed at speed camera van drivers, or cars swerved toward the photo ticketing vehicle in a threatening way.
The Australian Securities Exchange allowed trading to resume on Redflex stock this morning. On Thursday, the photo enforcement firm had requested a trading halt to prevent a massive sell-off as news leaked of a widening corruption probe in Chicago, I
Owner calls it "shockingly obvious" his car was not moving
The debate over red-light cameras and whether they make intersections safer or more dangerous is intensifying in Arizona, as several Valley cities alter or eliminate their camera programs.
California courts are split on the issue of whether US Supreme Court precedent invalidates evidence typically provided by red light cameras. The Court of Appeal issued a pair of contradictory rulings within a few weeks.
"The city is notifying offenders by mail that they have until the due date stated in the letter to pay the fines," a Las Cruces press release warned. "Failure to comply will result in termination of utilities services."
An Arizona lawmaker ran a red light in Scottsdale earlier this year, and it was all caught on camera. Ironically, he's proposing a change in the law at the same time.
Recently, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans to install up to 1800 speed cameras across the city in order to improve safety for children. But as is common with Chicago politics, the whole thing stinks of corruption and dishonesty.
Arizona voters won't get the chance this November to ban all photo-enforcement cameras in the state. In an effort to keep the greedy camera companies in business and apparently save us from ourselves, the Senate on Tuesday voted 14-15 against Sen
In what may be the first test of Twitter‘s new international censorship strategy, Brazil is suing the company over tweets that warn drivers of police roadblocks and speed traps. The suit is also going after users who compose the tweets. Brazil’s g
Anyone in California snapped violating a red light pays a fine of $480, and according to the traffic-watch site TheNewspaper.com, no other jurisdiction anywhere has a tab that high. The second-highest fine in the United States is $250, and it is usua
The city council has been searching for a justification to continue with the automated ticketing program which was expected to yield $5 million in revenue last year. City leaders showed no concern about early signs that the program failed to live up
It looks like we're soon to have the Liberty vs. Security debate once again in Kansas City now that new surveillance tech seems to be back on the table. Add this new effort to Red Light Cameras and local Liberty activists really do seem to have a
This article details a 2-lane road in Peoria where the speed limit for eastbound travel is 45 while westbound is only 30. The article also discusses inconsistencies and problems with limits on Arizona's highways as well. It's obvious neither want t
Automated ticketing vendor American Traffic Solutions filed suit 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 banning such ti
Residents of Austin, Texas may soon have the power to issue parking tickets by taking a few photographs of someone else's car with their smartphones. A unanimous council explored the concept of deputizing vigilante meter maids using an iPhone app.
Vigilantes attempted to destroy a speed camera in Malchow, Germany October 29. Tires were placed around the automated ticketing machine on Autobahn 19 toward Muritz. Firefighters arrived in time to extinguish the blaze and limit the damage to the dev