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Baltimore City is promising refunds after admitting one of its speed cameras has been snapping violators in error. Brian Struckmeier, of Elkridge, says he was caught by a speed camera in the 2200 block of West Cold Spring Lane about three weeks ago. After receiving the citation in the mail, Struckmeier paid a $40 fine [...]

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The company that runs speed cameras on Arizona’s highways is behind a petition designed to change the way violators are served with tickets so more of them get paid, The Associated Press has learned. The petition, filed with the Arizona Supreme Court on Jan. 8, does not mention the company — Scottsdale-based Redflex — or [...]

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In 2002, police in the city of Detroit gave out a total of 126,007 traffic tickets. Last year, the number of tickets grew to over 245,000 – a 94% jump. The increase was even larger in small towns like Plymouth which saw the number of tickets go up from 440 to 2,500 — up 480 [...]

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Figures from the Montgomery Police Department, show a whopping $15 million generated in revenue during the current fiscal year, equating to around $1.5 million each month. At an average of $40 a ticket, that means 37,500 speed camera citations per month are being paid to the Montgomery County. Analyzing this further, the 60 Montgomery County’s [...]

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Speed cameras on U.S. highways?

You may already have seen an ominous looking radar and camera perched atop a traffic light in your neighborhood. And almost all drivers have seen a patrol car cruising a freeway looking for speeders, or a law-enforcement officer standing at the side of a road wielding a radar gun. But most have yet to see [...]

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