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Much-Maligned Speed Cameras Do Save Lives, Finds IIHS

Much-Maligned Speed Cameras Do Save Lives, Finds IIHS

Speed cameras face a lot of resistance in the U.S.—so much that 13 states have banished them and in some places, some public officials have lost their jobs over them. Yet they do work in slowing drivers down, and if widely implemented they could save thousands of lives. CHECK OUT: The 10... read more

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IIHS: Red-Light Cameras Improve Safety, Reduce Violations

Traffic cameras cause a lot of controversy. Some folks appreciate the way that the mere presence of a camera can make motorists drive more cautiously. Others see them as a... read more January 25, 2013 by  8


 
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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


 
School Bus

School Buses: The Next Frontier For Traffic Cams

As much as folks like to warn about Big Brother, society has been fairly good at fending off the worst of George Orwell's vision of a 24/7 police state. Speed cams, for... read more January 23, 2012 by  3


 
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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


 
2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser

2013 Infiniti JX, Drunk Driving, E15, BMW M2: Car News Headlines

Infiniti has released the first image of its upcoming 2013 JX 7-seat crossover. [MotorAuthority] Many automakers warn the EPA that E15 may void some vehicle warranties... read more July 7, 2011 by  0


 
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Chevy Impala Lawsuit, World's Worst Driver, Flying Cars: Car News Headlines

The world's worst driver might live in the Netherlands. [MotorAuthority] Owners of the 2007 and 2008 Chevrolet Impala have filed a class action lawsuit against GM... read more July 6, 2011 by  3


 
Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia

Red Light Cameras: Increased Safety Or Just Increased Revenue? #YouTellUs

Are red-light cameras really installed with the intent of encouraging safe driving? Some say yes, while others feel the electronic boxes are merely installed in an attempt to... read more July 6, 2011 by  0


 
Red-Light Camera, Photo Radar by Derek Jensen

Red-Light Cameras: Obey 'Em or Vote 'Em Out? #YouTellUs

Twenty years ago, if someone told you there was a device at a stoplight that could mail you a ticket if you were speeding, you would have said that was ludicrous.Ten years... read more July 6, 2011 by  0


 
Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia

Red-Light Cameras: Love Them Or Leave Them? #YouTellUs

Red-light cameras have been a hot topic over the decade. Some feel they encourage safe driving, while others feel it is just another way for the government to generate... read more July 6, 2011 by  2


 

 
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