Since March 2020, there have been approximately 1.5 million instances in which speed or red light camera tickets were evaded through the use of obstructed or improper plates, costing the city up to $75 million in lost revenue, with each automated enforcement violation carrying a fine of $50, according to the report.
Republican state Rep. Deanne Mazzochi said she will reintroduce her bill that would prevent towns and counties from operating red-light camera locations where the installation of the devices is linked to "public corruption charges."
Former Crestwood Mayor Louis Presta was sentenced Monday to one year in prison, five months after he quit and admitted he took a secret $5,000 cash bribe while corruptly promising to hike the number of red-light camera tickets issued in the southwest suburb.
Drivers could be slapped with an eye watering £5,000 fine - just for wearing an everyday item of clothing in the car. Clobber such as baggy jeans and even long dresses have been branded inappropriate and you can face on-the-spot fines of £100.