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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

‘Dark triangle’ reported low over Jacksonville, Florida

Well our good friend and regular Insider contributor Tim Cridland (Tim Cridland’s Off the Deep End) has done it to me again!  This report he sent me from LA actually took place just across the St. Johns River exactly due west of me – a distance of about 2 miles.  And I knew nothing of it until this post.  Way to go Tim! . . . EDITOR

 

 

from Examiner.com

 

‘Dark triangle’ reported low over Jacksonville, Florida

National ufo Examiner – December 6, 2011

Florida Map: Wikipedia

A Florida witness driving over the Timuquana Bridge on Jacksonville’s west side reports watching a “dark triangle” UFO between 300 and 400 feet in the air and moving between 40 and 60 mph, according to December 6, 2011, testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting databas.

“I observed an apparent dark triangle about the size of a plane, with three uniform lights, one at each corner of the triangle, but with no flashing FAA lights,” the witness stated. “I am quite used to seeing many jets and planes regularly, as I live in close proximity to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, and this was not a plane.” . . . continue