Texas Poised To Ban All Red Light Cameras

 

These cameras are often tools of crony capitalism. Invariably there is a contractor who runs the things and gets a cut of ticket revenue. Their introduction also led to yellow lights only lasting seconds which made things more dangerous.

(From Reason)

Red light cameras were allegedly introduced to reduce collisions with an automated system that sent tickets and fines to those who ran through intersections…

…The reality is that cities use red light cameras as a source of revenue, not for public safety.

Reprinted from: https://www.ac2news.com/2019/05/texas-poised-to-ban-all-red-light-cameras/

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