ATS’ Newsletter, Vol. 2, Issue 21


School Bus Safety Cameras Roll in Volusia Test
The Daytona Beach News-Journal (Florida), April 26, 2012

Think twice about illegally driving past a stopped school bus. The Volusia County School District is one of six in Florida participating in a pilot program aimed at reducing violators and keeping children safe.  See related coverage from Bay News 9. (Top image: News-Journal photo by Jim Tiller. Bottom image: Bay News 9)

Newton County Schools to Add Safety Cameras to Buses
Newton Citizen (Georgia), April 23, 2012

The future probability of getting fined for driving past a stopped school bus just rose in Newton County. The school system recently entered into a five-year agreement with American Traffic Solutions Inc. and the Newton County Sheriff’s Office to implement a safety camera program aimed at catching violators. (Newton Citizen photo by Sue Ann Kuhn Smith)

Carroll County Schools Partner with American Traffic Solutions
School Transportation News, April 23, 2012

Carroll County Public Schools in Bowden, Georgia, located near the Alabama state line, will partner with American Traffic Solutions to mount cameras on school buses to help address the growing problem of motorists who fail to stop for school buses that are loading and unloading students. See related coverage in School Bus Fleet.


Puyallup’s Red Light Cameras May Stay
The News Tribune (Washington), April 26, 2012

It appears Puyallup won’t do away with its red-light cameras, a month after a majority of City Council members had talked of doing so. Most councilmembers now indicate they’re leaning toward continued support of the photo-enforcement program. See related coverage from The News Tribune.


City Stands by Camera Program as State Debates
Star News Online (North Carolina), April 25, 2012

Wilmington’s red-light cameras will likely survive in next year’s city budget, but they still face possible elimination at the state level. (NBC TV 17 image)

Alabama Senate Panel OKs Bill for Cameras in Jefferson County
The Birmingham News, April 25, 2012

State senators representing Jefferson County today gave their approval to a bill that would let any city in the county install and use automated red-light cameras if the city government adopted an ordinance to do so.

30-Day Warning Phase Begins at Jersey City Intersection
The Jersey Journal (New Jersey), April 24, 2012

New red-light cameras have been installed at the intersection of Routes 1&9/440 and Communipaw Avenue. The 30-day trial phase is in effect until May 25 when $85 tickets will be issued.

Woman, 86, Killed in Red-Light Running Crash
Orlando Sentinel (Florida), April 23, 2012

An 86-year-old Lake Worth woman was killed when a 57-year-old West Palm Beach woman ran a red light near Boynton Beach on Monday, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.

Ticket Scofflaws Face Utility S