Fighting Back in My Home Town: Red-light cameras getting closer to being turned off

Fight back in your home State. Let the powers that be know they should extort revenue in  another way. . . Your Editor Dennis Crenshaw

Featured Image: Jacksonville Florida red light camera locations. Source Florida Times Union.

Red-light cameras getting closer to being turned off
Florida legislature considering repeal of 7-year-old law

Source: News4Jax

By Ashley Harding – Reporter
Posted: 1:57 PM, March 22, 2017
Updated: 7:29 PM, March 22, 2017

Excerpts

“JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Red-light cameras have become a common sight at intersections across Florida since being legalized in 2010, but a bill getting some attention in the state legislature aims to turn the cameras off. . . ”

“. . . Republican Rep. Clay Yarborough, Rep. Cord Byrd, and Rep. Jason Fischer all said they support repealing the red-light camera law. . . ”

“. . .The data says after red light cameras were installed at intersections, rear-end crashes jumped from about 3,700 to over 4,100.
Angle crashes rose from 1,383 to 1,476. The number of total crashes rose from just over 5,100 to more than 5,600. . . ” . . . Read Complete Report

Looking Back

Company behind Jacksonville’s red-light cameras accused of bribing officials in Florida, 12 other states

The Florida Times Union

Posted January 29, 2014 12:36 pm | Updated January 30, 2014 02:44 pm
By Christopher Hong

The company overseeing Jacksonville’s red-light cameras has been accused by one of its former executives of giving “gifts and bribes” to government officials in 13 states, including Florida . . .Read Complete Report

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