Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Ohio House passes red light/speed camera ban

This post went up earlier today at Ohio Watchdog:

Are red light cameras essential safety tools that save lives or part of local money-grabbing scams that ignore due process while giving politicians more spending money?

It depends on whom you ask, and in this case political party affiliation has little to do with it.

H.B. 69, legislation that would prohibit cities and the Ohio State Highway Patrol from using a “traffic law photo-monitoring device to determine a violation of either the state traffic light or speed limit statute,” was approved 9-4 by the House Transportation Committee Tuesday.

Late today, the measure was approved by the full House by a vote of 61 to 32.

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