Red Light Cameras
Whether you are in favor of them or not, more and more red light cameras are going up in South Florida. For cities, the state and even the camera manufactures, the record number of cameras has turned into record profits. South Florida’s cameras are the most lucrative in the state. In a CBS4 investigation we learned some drivers are being taken for a ride.
A measure to repeal the state’s red-light traffic camera law will be pushed forward by lawmakers using a study from the Legislature’s non-partisan policy office to support the effort.
New red light cameras would no longer be allowed under a wide-ranging transportation proposal that received the go-ahead Thursday from a House subcommittee.
In a legal battle that could have implications for other communities, the Florida Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday about whether Orlando and Aventura violated state law in approving red-light camera programs.
Since its inception, red light cameras have been a hot topic among politicians and drivers all across the state of Florida. Now, a House Republican has filed a bill that would repeal the state laws that authorized the red light cameras at intersections across the state.
Red light cameras are coming back to Miami, now that city commissioners have decided to handle appeals. That is creating controversy over what happens if you fight a ticket and lose.
After nearly a month of delays, Miami commissioners voted Thursday to move forward with a plan that expands their red light camera program.
It was standing room only at Miami City Hall, Thursday, as the commissioners debated shutting down the city’s two-year-old red light camera program.
A Miami commissioner taking a stand against red-light cameras has received two tickets over the past few years.
Starting Monday, drivers have a new, less expensive option to fight red light camera tickets. But don’t celebrate too soon, because the existing laws are also getting tougher on some drivers.