Saturday, July 02, 2005

Red Light Cameras Now Illegal in Virginia: "City officials in the Northern Virginian communities will be lobbying for a reinstatement of the state's red light camera law, but members of the state House of Delegates have been consistently unimpressed with the performance of cameras having turned back several attempts to extend and preserve the program. Legislators pointed to the recent study by sponsored by the Virginia Department of Transportation as a primary reason for rejecting the devices. The study concluded, 'The cameras are correlated with an increase in total injury crashes, with the increase being between 7% and 24%."

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