red light cameras
A man was arrested Tuesday after police alleged he turned Long Island several red light cameras up to the sky so they would not catch violators.
The state Legislature approved Mayor Tom Roach’s request for cameras at 12 dangerous intersections.
AAA looked at limited data from 2013. While it found that T-bone accidents were down 15 percent, it also discovered that rear-end crashes jumped 83 percent and accidents with injuries rose 29 percent.
A Long Island driver has been barraged with red-light camera violations, even though his car was not involved and he has proof.
Tuesday is the last day a flash from a red light camera will lead to a ticket in New Jersey. The state’s pilot program ends at midnight Wednesday morning
The lights were set to go out this week for the red-light camera program in New Jersey, although some lawmakers want them to stay on.
Drivers say the red light cameras at Bergen and Edsall boulevards in Palisades Park, New Jersey, do more harm than good.
The most ardent critic of New Jersey’s red light camera program is scheduled to meet with one of the program’s biggest supporters.
When it comes to red light cameras on Long Island, Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta has a saying: “It’s clearly taxation by citation.”
There are 73 red light cameras in New Jersey and come next month, none of them will be used.
First there was an uproar over speeding tickets in Nassau County school zones. But now there is a proposal to install warning lights.
A state judiciary spokesman says one of the operators of red light cameras in New Jersey, American Traffic Solutions, was having computer issues between May 28 and June 30.
New Jersey drivers may no longer have to worry about out-of-state speed and red light cameras.
Officials said the goal is to save lives and make drivers more vigilant, but critics claim this is more about making money from the $50 fines.
A study by AAA found serious flaws in the red-light camera programs in New York City and several other municipalities in the state.