City officials in Neptune Beach are set to have a public hearing and first reading tomorrow to discuss a new automated traffic ticketing system, that could leave you with a fine if you go over a certain speed.
The company will no longer process payments and all mailings have stopped. Any remaining violations that were issued previously are now null and void, and the vendor isn't answering any calls to the number listed on the back of the notices.
That technology also powers a surveillance system, alternately called an enforcement list, black list or Law Enforcement Notification System. Police agencies can request the addition of specific plate numbers or transponder signatures to a list, which sends real-time notifications when those vehicles are detected passing through.
The Lake County Commission has approved a proposal forwarded by Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell that will see 108 automated license plate reader cameras placed around Lake County. The cameras will read license plates from vehicles traveling through intersections throughout the county, and transmit them to a database, with the results showing if vehicles that are being searched for by local, state, or federal authorities are traveling through the county.