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Motorists File Class-Action Lawsuit Against NYC Over Red-Light Cameras

Red-light cameras are gaining popularity across the country. Now, New York City is being sued after it was accused of rigging the lights to catch more drivers and write more tickets.

12/04/2012

Broad and Market Streets in Newark (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Study: N.J. Red-Light Cameras May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

The Transportation Department study found the number of right-angle crashes was down by 15 percent in the first year in spots with cameras, while rear-end collisions were up 20 percent.

11/27/2012

A sign indicating a red light camera - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Report: Yellow Lights At Some Camera-Equipped NYC Intersections Too Short

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is fighting to install more red-light cameras across the city.

10/08/2012

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Assemblyman: Some NJ Red Light Camera Contacts Go Beyond Pilot Program

One New Jersey Assemblyman noticed something when he was pouring over the agreements between municipalities and red light camera operators.

10/05/2012

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau Police Union Denies Ticket Writing Slowdown

The head of the Nassau County police union says you shouldn’t believe allegations by the county administration that cops are engaged in a ticket-writing slowdown.

09/24/2012

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Report: Revenue From NYC Red Light Cameras Down

Robert Sinclair with AAA New York said while red light locations can be found online, he believes drivers are getting the message that they can’t run red lights without consequences.

09/18/2012

A sign indicating a red light camera - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

New Jersey Certifies Red-Light Cameras

Five weeks ago, the state pulled more than 63 of the 85 red-light cameras out of service to make sure the yellow lights gave drivers enough time to get through intersections.

07/25/2012

Nassau County Logo (credit: CBS 2)

A Double Digit Deficit For Nassau County In 2011

Financial statements reveal that Nassau County ended the 2011 fiscal year with a deficit of over 50 million dollars.

07/13/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg addresses reporters - June 20, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Comes Out In Support Of Speed Cameras

“If we can find a ways to enforce the laws that were duly enacted by our Legislature without spending money on more personnel, why would we not want to do that?” Bloomberg told reporters.

06/21/2012

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N.J. Suspends Red-Light Camera Initiative Over ‘Yellow’ Timing Calibration Snafu

New Jersey discovered that of its 85 red-light cameras, 63 have not been calibrated to make sure the “yellow” light is long enough to comply with state law.

06/20/2012

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NYC Speed Cameras Could Debut Soon; Drivers Say Plan Aims To ‘Milk’ Them For Revenue

Under the proposal, if you go more than 10 miles over the 30 mph speed limit, the fine would be $50. If drivers go more than 30 mph over, the fine doubles to $100.

06/19/2012

Red-Light Cameras On Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

Suspicions Abound As Number Of Red-Light Cameras On L.I. Is Set To Double

There is currently a warning out to drivers: the number of red-light cameras on Long Island is about to double. But some are wondering if the cameras are there to reduce accidents or to make money for the counties and companies that install them.

06/07/2012

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Suffolk County Considers Red Light Cameras As Key Part Of Budget Deficit Fix

The county estimates that with the additional red light cameras and by processing its own traffic violations they could make some $20 million annually.

03/29/2012

Red light camera video of an intersection in Linden, NJ. (credit: YouTube)

NJ Assemblyman Questioning Use Of Red Light Cameras After Footage Of Crashes Posted On YouTube

In several cases, drivers can be seen going through red lights and then slamming on their brakes to avoid a collision with another car.

01/07/2012

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Traffic Light Camera Company Posts Footage Of NJ Crashes On YouTube

A company that provides red light cameras for many New Jersey communities is highlighting some of this year’s so-called greatest hits.

12/28/2011

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