20,000 recorded red light violations since installment of traffic cameras

[ad_1] Since the activation of the photo-signaling system, nearly 20,000 drivers have been reported for violating the red light. Approximately 70% of them were moving straight, and the rest were reported for turning right against the arrow, as well as violations of the stop line after a red light and pedestrian crosswalk. According to information … Read more

Stamford officials may explore red-light, speed cameras now that state has made them legal

[ad_1] Frank Petise, Stamford’s Transportation, Traffic and Parking bureau chief, said the city would likely explore the possibility of installing the cameras, after the General Assembly passed a law that would allow cities and towns to install such devices, which had been previously forbidden save for a few locations along highways.  “We’re definitely going to take … Read more

Gang violence pushes Sweden to consider face biometrics as surveillance cameras multiply | Biometric Update

[ad_1] The Swedish government is rushing to prepare the public for expanded police use of biometric systems including those monitoring from traffic stanchions and drones. Gang violence that includes firearms and explosives has pushed the government and a far-Right conservative party to examine the proposed surveillance change in a fast-tracked inquiry, according to local reports. … Read more

Connecticut allows implementation of automated cameras to combat traffic accidents

[ad_1] House Bill 5917, which allows for the installation of automated traffic cameras across the state, went into effect on Sunday; New Haven, however, is still months away from getting cameras. Hannah Kotler & Ariela Lopez 1:39 am, Oct 05, 2023 Staff Reporter & Daniel Zhao, Contributing Photographer Connecticut municipalities now have the option to … Read more

VCU traffic study suggests speed cameras, closed roads, better enforcement

[ad_1] Virginia Commonwealth University has released a pedestrian traffic study  that recommends the use of speed cameras, the closing of more roads in the middle of campus and a better enforcement of speeding. The study, conducted by engineering consultant Kimley-Horn, suggests numerous improvements to intersections, including more “no turn on red” signs, fewer parking spots … Read more

Fines start Tuesday for new Marion traffic cameras

[ad_1] Fines start Tuesday for speeders and red-light runners at two intersections A speed camera sits Aug. 19 at the intersection near Highways 13 and 151 in Marion. A 30-day warning period for violators ended Monday and fines for speeders and red-light runners begin Tuesday. (Savannah Blake/The Gazette) MARION — A 30-day warning period for … Read more