Red Light Cameras
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Some two dozen towns across the state, including six in South Jersey, are shutting down those cameras and taking down warning signs. Some tickets may still be in the pipeline.
Call it an accident-averter or a cash-cow, New Jersey’s red light camera pilot program will come to an end December 16th.
The City of Philadelphia will get $3½ million from red-light camera fines this year.
Blame a computer glitch for a move to clear 17,000 tickets issued over a one month period.
At midnight Friday, red light cameras click on at three of the town’s busiest, and, according to police, most dangerous intersections.
American Traffic Solutions had installed more than 100 red-light cameras at more than two dozen locations around the city, but the Parking Authority last year decided to award a new contract to Xerox.
Drivers busted by red light cameras in five New Jersey towns before August 2012 could get a partial refund of their tickets due to a proposed legal settlement.
Cars in a funeral procession don’t have to worry about getting nabbed by red-light cameras in Philadelphia, a Parking Authority official assures drivers.
The city has announced its newest red light cameras will be activated at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 20th.
Abington police chief Bill Kelly says the goal is to use technology to improve safety and reduce accidents and injuries.
Xerox State and Local Solutions is taking over from ATS, which has been the vendor since the program’s inception.
The top-ticketed location is South Broad Street and Penn Square on the south side of City Hall, according to the PPA, with 22,611 violations in 2012.
A New Jersey lawmaker says motorists are being cheated by red light cameras and he says he has the data to prove it.
Approximately $4.7 million in fine money collected from Philadelphia’s red light cameras in 2012 has been awarded to projects around the state, but only $1.5 million of that money will stay in Philadelphia.