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Two red light cameras to come to city of Hagerstown
www.LocalDVM.com (Maryland), Jan. 24, 2018

The city of Hagerstown will have its first red light cameras active soon.

School zone, speed and now red lights.

“Well they needed to do something,” said Bill McNamee, Hagerstown resident.

Starting February, the city of Hagerstown will have active red light cameras at two intersections of Potomac Street at Wilson Boulevard and Virginia Avenue at Burhans Boulevard.

“I hope it will be safer,” said McNamee


Hagerstown Police Chief Victor Brito talks about red light cameras
heraldmediamail.com (Maryland), Jan. 23, 2018

Hagerstown Police Chief Victor Brito talks Tuesday about the city’s decision to install red-light cameras at some intersections.

City of Knoxville: Red light cameras operating normally at intersection
Local8Now.com (Tennessee), Jan. 18, 2018

 Even if drivers don’t feel like they have enough time to get through a big intersection, the city of Knoxville engineers who manage those traffic lights and red light cameras say it’s a reasonable, standardized amount of time.

Speed cameras for Roosevelt Blvd. face hard road in Pa. legislature
Philly.com (Pennsylvania), Jan. 25, 2018 

Philadelphia planners hope speed cameras will play a significant role in the city’s effort to make streets safer, but first, the technology needs to be legalized. 

The path to legalization might be a rough one.

 

School, transportation administrators back bus camera bill
WHEC (New York),  Jan. 20, 2018 

State lawmakers could soon give schools new weapons to stop drivers from illegally passing stopped school buses.

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed new state budget includes a provision to raise fines for passing a stopped school bus and to let school systems install “stop arm” cameras on school buses.  The cameras would start recording when a bus stops and its red lights begin flashing.

 

What’s wrong with red-light cameras?
Bradenton.com (Florida), Jan. 19, 2018

I am sick and tired of people thinking that getting caught committing a crime is an invasion of their privacy. Traffic light cameras are no different than any other security camera that guard and protect our safety every time we go to a bank, shopping center, convenience store, pumping gas or drive into their parking lots.


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