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A red light camera in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Motorists Await End Of Red Light Camera Experiment

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

12/16/2014

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Red-Light Camera Pilot Program Set To End In New Jersey

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.

12/15/2014

A red light camera sits at the intersection of Maple and Morris avenues in Springfield, N.J. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

N.J. Drivers Claim Red Light Cameras Do More Harm Than Good

Drivers say the red light cameras at Bergen and Edsall boulevards in Palisades Park, New Jersey, do more harm than good.

11/29/2014

A red light camera sits at the intersection of Maple and Morris avenues in Springfield, N.J. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Red Light Camera Foe, Fan To Square Off In New Jersey

The most ardent critic of New Jersey’s red light camera program is scheduled to meet with one of the program’s biggest supporters.

11/24/2014

Red-light cameras such as this one are popping up all over Long Island, but without much warning. (Photo: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Legislator On Red Light Cameras: ‘Taxation By Citation’

When it comes to red light cameras on Long Island, Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta has a saying: “It’s clearly taxation by citation.”

11/22/2014

A red light camera sits at the intersection of Maple and Morris avenues in Springfield, N.J. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NJ Red Light Camera Pilot Program Comes Up On Expiration Date

There are 73 red light cameras in New Jersey and come next month, none of them will be used.

11/14/2014

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$6.5M Plan Proposes To Install Warning Lights Outside Nassau County Schools

First there was an uproar over speeding tickets in Nassau County school zones. But now there is a proposal to install warning lights.

09/19/2014

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N.J. Towns Asked To Void 17,000 Red Light Tickets After Computer Issues

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.

08/21/2014

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Proposed Legislation Would Protect NJ Drivers From Out-Of-State Speed, Red Light Cameras

New Jersey drivers may no longer have to worry about out-of-state speed and red light cameras.

07/15/2014

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Red Light Cameras Coming To New Rochelle, Mount Vernon

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.

07/14/2014

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AAA: NYS Red-Light Camera Programs Have Dropped The Ball In Reporting Effectiveness

A study by AAA found serious flaws in the red-light camera programs in New York City and several other municipalities in the state.

05/19/2014

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AAA Opposes City Taking Over Control Of Its Red Light Cameras

“If the city were to take over the program, that it would mean lots of tickets going to drivers that perhaps don’t deserve them and the erosion of credibility,” AAA New York’s Robert Sinclair, Jr. said.

05/01/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Lawmakers To Discuss Ending Wage Freeze

Some legislators are seeking assurances that revenue from new speed cameras will be available to help offset the cost of lifting the wage freeze. The assurance has not been given and state lawmakers haven’t yet approved the new cameras.

04/07/2014

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City Councilman Pushes For Signs Alerting Drivers Of Red Light Cameras

The city currently does not post signs in an effort to deter drivers from running reds at all times. Violators caught running a light on one of the cameras are mailed a ticket.

02/26/2014

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Suffolk County Exec Wants Speed Cameras Near School Zones

County Executive Steve Bellone asked state lawmakers for the authority to install speed cameras at about 20 sites near schools. Bellone said the move would help to reduce accidents and generate $2 million in revenue for the county each year.

02/12/2014

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