Opa-Locka gave American Traffic Solutions (now Verra Mobility) the right to set up eight red light cameras to issue fully automated citations worth $158 each. Under state law, the city is supposed to transmit $83 from each ticket to the state Department of Revenue. Those payments are supposed to be made on a weekly basis, but the audit found this was not happening. Over eight years, Opa-Locka’s for-profit vendor gave the city $8.
Government agencies and private individuals are calling out what they say are the deceptive practices of rental car companies with respect to toll road usage fees. These “PlatePass” charges are a big moneymaker for photo enforcement provider American Traffic Solutions (ATS, now known as Verra Mobility). Florida’s attorney general and the city of San Francisco have both accused Verra Mobility of misleading rental customers, and Navigators Insurance Companies wants nothing to do with defending these practices.
Red light camera provider American Traffic Solutions (ATS, now known as Verra Mobility) was cited Thursday for practicing engineering without a license in North Carolina. After conducting an investigation, the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors concluded that the company’s work on public streets setting up red light cameras violated state law. Read the full article at TheNewspaper.com.
Verra Mobility resulted from the merging of ATS, a portfolio company of Platinum Equity, with Euro Parking Collection Plc and Highway Toll Administration. Platinum Equity completed both acquisitions earlier this spring. It also acquired ATS in May 2017. Read the full article at School Transportation News.
The state’s engineering board is investigating whether American Traffic Solutions broke the law by failing to have cameras installed in Wilmington certified by a licensed engineer Read the full article at Port City Daily.