Iowa House panel moves away from banning traffic cameras

By | February 16, 2019

Legislation to prohibit traffic enforcement cameras got a yellow light Wednesday as a House subcommittee advanced the bill, but members indicated they anticipate regulating the devices rather than banning them.

Although he has concerns about the cameras, Public Safety Committee Chairman Jarad Klein, R-Keota, conceded they may serve the public interest so he’s willing to look for middle ground – something less than an outright ban, but more than the largely unregulated use of cameras to catch motorists who speed and run red lights.

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