Category Archives: In the News

More drivers running red lights in Springfield since cameras shut off

By Steve Bennish and Michael Cooper June 21, 2015 SPRINGFIELD–More people are running red lights in Springfield at intersections with red light cameras three months after they were turned off due to a new state law that restricted their use. The … Continue reading

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Cities that ended traffic camera ticketing report violations spike

June 16, 2015 By Steve Bennish Cities that turned off red light and speeding cameras in recent months are seeing an increase in traffic violations, according to newly released data. Three cities in Ohio including Dayton have defied state law … Continue reading

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Study: Cities See Increase Of Red-Light Runners After Cameras Switched Off

  MIAMI VALLEY — A new study says red light violations are up after cities were forced to take down their red light cameras. The study indicates violations are up in several Ohio cities, including Trotwood. Trotwood police told ABC … Continue reading

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Columbus still chasing red-light cameras, overdue fines

6/14/2015 By Rick Rouan Darris Irvin had heard the stories before she made the right turn on red at the corner of 4th and Hudson streets, the camera flashing behind her as she rushed to drop her daughter at school. … Continue reading

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Safeguard or scam? Automated traffic cameras in legal limbo in Ohio

6/5/2015 Listen to podcast:  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/safeguard-scam-automated-traffic-cameras-left-legal-limbo-ohio/ TRANSCRIPT RICK KARR: Drivers who run red lights … kill nearly seven hundred people every year nationwide. Sue and Paul Oberhauser refuse to call those crashes “accidents”. PAUL OBERHAUSER: Most of those are intentionally people think … Continue reading

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Red Light Cameras Still Collecting Data Despite Refusal To Renew Program

6/16/2015 By Brenda Flanagan We’re at Broad and Murray in Newark, watching cars run the red light. Some speed up to do it,
 some bang a left and run the red. And look — here’s a two-fer. Are drivers doing this more often … Continue reading

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Bill would green-light traffic cameras in Michigan

June 4, 2013 The Times-Herald LANSING — Drivers might think twice about speeding or running red lights if they knew they could be caught — and Michigan communities could be safer as a result. That’s the hypothesis behind a bill moving … Continue reading

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