© Ban The Cams!
The Ohio Supreme Court has unanimously upheld a law that allows the state to cut funding to communities using traffic cameras, by the amount of money they raise from those devices.
The FOX 8 I-Team now has found a big secret kept by town leaders in Linndale, the tiny village notorious for traffic camera tickets sent to drivers.
Calling traffic cameras a "nuisance to the public" that provide "zero increase to public safety," Strongsville state Rep. Tom Patton is renewing his objections to traffic cameras.
We embrace safety, but speed cameras exemplify mass surveillance without a warrant. Photo speed traps offer very powerful financial incentives to issue as many citations as possible.
The city of Toledo will watch closely on Wednesday as the Ohio Supreme Court takes up the question of whether state lawmakers can financially punish cities that insist on operating automated speed and red-light cameras.
A local lawmaker just introduced a sweeping plan that would shut down speed cameras, so the I-Team investigated.
The lead plaintiffs appealed to the Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the case.
A local judge has decided not to order the city of Girard to pay any damages in a class-action lawsuit filed by more than 7,000 people who were cited and billed for speeding -- even though they weren't.
The lawyer for plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit over ticketing by speed cameras on Interstate 80 in Girard is appealing a Trumbull County judge's ruling that favored the city.