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Maryland Cracks Down On Speed Camera Operators, Outlaws Ticket Bounties

Maryland Cracks Down On Speed Camera Operators, Outlaws Ticket Bounties

Red light cameras, speed cameras, and license plate readers are among the world's most divisive technological innovations. Over the past several decades, they've quietly cropped up on buildings, at intersections, and in parking garages around the globe, slowly altering our definition of "personal... read more

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Prototype Of The Week: noPhoto Frame Foils Traffic Cameras

Traffic cameras have been in use since 1969, but they weren't deployed in large numbers until the 1990s. Now that they've become commonplace around the globe -- catching... read more October 17, 2012 by  1


 
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You Are Being Watched: License Plate Readers & The End Of Privacy

Most of us are familiar with traffic cameras that monitor roadways for speeders and red-light runners. But how much do you know about licence plate readers, or LPRs? Ars... read more October 1, 2012 by  1


 
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Rochester Writes Off Red-Light Tickets For City Workers

Traffic cameras evoke conflicting emotions. On the one hand, none of us want to encourage speeding or red-light running. On the other hand, the idea of getting ticketed by a... read more September 10, 2012 by  3


 
Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia

Run A Red Light, Wreck Your Credit Rating?

Red-light cameras save lives, according to their manufacturers, by penalizing drivers who run traffic signals. If camera manufacturers are to be believed, just the presence... read more January 12, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Nissan Rogue

2012 Nissan Rogue: Around View Monitor Makes Parallel Parking Easier

How often do drivers pass up a parking space because it looks a little too hard to get into? It isn’t only younger drivers that have a problem with parallel parking... read more November 15, 2011 by 


 
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More Cities Turn Off Red-Light Cameras: Is It A Trend?

Traffic cameras were once heralded as a way of making streets safer and lightening the loads of thinly stretched police departments, but now, the tide seems to be turning --... read more November 8, 2011 by  5


 
Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia

NYC To Get Red-Light Cameras 'On Every Corner' If Mayor Gets His Way

New York City has a reputation for danger and lawlessness that's utterly undeserved these days, being one of the safer large cities in the country. In fact, it's hard to find... read more August 23, 2011 by 


 
Top ten states for red light-related fatalities (2009)

Obey Red Lights During 'Stop On Red Week' (And Every Week)

You could be forgiven for not knowing that we're in the middle of National Stop on Red Week. Between the stock market yo-yoing, the political finger-pointing, the tragedy in... read more August 10, 2011 by  4


 
Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia

Got A Red-Light Ticket In L.A.? Don't Sweat It, Forget It

Los Angeles city officials are contemplating whether red-light cameras are going to have any future within city limits, and have already recommended the program be phased... read more July 26, 2011 by 


 
Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia

Baltimore Red-Light Camera Tickets Verified by Dead Police Officer

As readers of the Risk Factor know, blaming the computer for any and all technical glitches is a fairly regular and convenient excuse. One of the more unusual technical... read more February 24, 2011 by  16


 
Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia

Friendly Helpful Speed Camera To Ticket You, Then Text You Too?

We've written a lot about traffic enforcement cameras, both the ones that nail red-light runners and those that send automatic tickets to drivers who exceed the speed limit... read more August 6, 2010 by  2


 
Alleged traffic violators posted to a Facebook page for the New Delhi police

You Thought Traffic Cams Were Bad? In India, Cops Use Facebook

Over the past few years, we've seen traffic cameras deployed in a growing number of cities across the U.S. (We wouldn't be surprised if the trend were tied to our struggling... read more August 3, 2010 by  1


 
Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia

AZ Switches Off Speed Cameras For Privacy, Revenue Reasons

Last fall, we wrote about citizen initiatives to ban the use of traffic enforcement cameras in three small towns in Ohio and Texas. Now, the backlash has intensified, with... read more July 19, 2010 by  16


 
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Smile For The Camera: Big Brother Is Watching You Speed Via Satellite

Satellites do many awesome things: they allow us to communicate with friends and family, they help us find our way home when we're lost, and of course, they bring us... read more April 27, 2010 by  20


 
2009 Land Rover LR2 HSE

The Royal Speed-Cam Detector: Prince Philip's Land Rover Busted!

His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh is known for saying impolitic things in public once in a while. Now it turns out that his occasional lack of political correctness... read more March 1, 2010 by 


 
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