TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Rejecting arguments by the city of Aventura, the Florida Supreme Court has refused to reconsider a June ruling which sided with drivers who challenged the local red-light camera ordinances in Aventura and Orlando.
The case stemmed from red-light camera programs that the cities used before a 2010 statewide law authorized the traffic devices and set requirements.READ MORE: Coral Gables Man Refuses To Sell Family House Swallowed By Massive Development
Justices said the cities did not comply with the state’s traffic laws at the time.
But Aventura sought a rehearing in the case. In part, it argued that the court could have invalidated a portion of the ordinance dealing with penalties instead of invalidating the entire red-light camera ordinance.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Injured After Truck Slams Into Spectators At Stonewall Pride Parade In Wilton Manors
On Monday, with no explanation, the Supreme Court issued an order denying the motion for rehearing. The order was approved in a 6-1 vote, with Justice Barbara Pariente dissenting.
The News Service of Florida contributed to this report.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade PD Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting Where Suspects Tried Running Over Sergeant
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