The city council voted Tuesday to block a proposed charter amendment submitted by residents who had collected more than six times the number of signatures legally required to force the matter onto the ballot.
Drivers pretend their cars are broken down so that they can park them with the hood open behind photo radar vans. This obscures the camera's view, preventing citations from being generated. Officials in New South Wales are furious.
California's second-highest court rejected the attempt of a for-profit company to interfere with the right of voters to decide whether photo enforcement can be used in Murrieta. A three-judge panel went further
In 310 small towns statewide, the mayor or someone he designates decides guilt or innocence of the accused driver, collects the fine and decides how to spend the revenue.
Red light cameras will not be on the ballot in Brooksville, Florida for Tuesday's election. Hernando County Circuit Court Judge Thomas R. Eineman ruled this week in favor of a private traffic camera vendor and the city in denying the right of citizen
Redflex Traffic Systems, the embattled Australian photo ticketing company, faces an uphill battle maintaining its innocence now that a key party is turning state's evidence.
Chicago's camera vendors issued 5,009,831 red light camera tickets worth $520,289,186 since 2003. Redflex pocketed $126 million from this amount, only to be swept up in an ongoing federal bribery investigation. Xerox was called in to replace Redflex
The city attorney told the city council that losing the cameras would hurt the city financially and the council could not vote on putting the measure on the ballot without holding multiple readings on the ordinance that would put off consideration
Fifteen Facebook users in France will have to wait until December to find out whether a criminal court judge deems them to be illegal radar detectors.
Robert Montgomery spent 3 months collecting the signatures needed to force the council, which is in full support of automated ticketing machines, to let voters decide whether the machines ought to be kept.
The former head of US operations for Redflex Traffic Systems was indicted by a federal grand jury. Karen Finley was charged with 9 counts of mail fraud, 3 counts of wire fraud, 3 counts of bribery and 1 count of conspiracy to use bribes to
The grand jury investigated every claim by the city and Redflex, that owns and operates the cameras, and insisting the city use right-turn arrows to avoid trapping motorists with $479 tickets while performing a perfectly safe right turn on red.
... at least 9000 citations were issued during "random" spikes related to either overly short yellow signal times, a change to the way right-turn on red is enforced or other system faults.
Crime should not pay, says an Illinois motorist arguing that red light camera vendor Redflex Traffic Systems unjustly enriched itself to the tune of $100 million from vehicle owners in Chicago through bribery and corruption.
A driver who just so happens to be a judge has filed a lawsuit against the City of New York for a traffic camera ticket he claimed was unjust. Wright contested the violation and appealed an administrative law judge's ruling against him.
Rosenberg served court papers on the Arizona and the California offices of Redflex. Redflex rejected this service, calling the Arizona corporation Redflex Traffic Systems Inc a "sham defendant, which does not exist."
The group's users routinely would provide brief, up-to-the-minute location updates after spotting motorcycle police setting up mobile speed camera traps in various locations throughout the region. Authorities were outraged
At issue in all of these cases is whether the Sixth Amendment right of a defendant to confront the witness against him allows a police officer to testify about red light camera evidence even though he has absolutely no direct knowledge
ATS sues the city, which supports cameras and wants to keep them running, and asks a judge to grant an injunction. This excludes the sponsors of the ballot measure from the proceedings and ensures a win because the city's legal team throws the case.
Two of the figures most responsible for the spread of red light cameras in the Lone Star State lost their jobs Tuesday. Texas state Senator John Carona (R-Dallas) and state Representative Linda Harper-Brown (R-Irving) were both defeated
Photo enforcement companies are in trouble in Ohio. A class action suit is proceeding to refund all speed camera tickets issued in Elmwood Place, and the state Supreme Court has repeatedly rebuffed the town's pleas to intervene.
Local Officials in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, Tennessee and Washington received gifts and other financial incentives intended to encourage them to do business with Redflex.
Peer-reviewed statistical analysis finds insurance industry data actually proves no benefit to red light camera use.
Texas lawmakers acted and Governor Rick Perry (R) signed a law banning photo radar in the state. On Tuesday, Denton County Commissioners voted 3 to 1 to move forward on a speed camera program regardless of the law.
Civil Disobedience at its finest.
The Manitoba, Canada Ombudsman released his findings that allow the city of Winnipeg to hide documents that would reveal whether the city attempted to manipulate a report on the effectiveness of its speed camera program. For more than two years, Winn
20 gridlock cameras will also capture the license plates of vehicles that fail to clear crosswalks or intersections before a traffic signal changes. 32 cameras will be placed at stop signs to ticket drivers who don't come to a complete stop,
Montgomery County police say they are looking for whoever spray painted over the lenses of three speed cameras. Police also say religious slurs were painted on the cameras and on a sign that warns drivers of the cameras.
"Guess the cash flow for the city was suffering immensely because no sooner did I get there to sign that the cops were there within two minutes to handcuff and throw me in the back of the car," Yaworski explained
Police in Apopka, Florida arrested a man for distributing a petition that would put the issue of ending red light camera use to a public vote. Officer Campbell wrote. " I asked him if he had a permit to protest the red light cameras, and he said no."