Red Light Camera's increase rear end collisions, often fail/malfunction (Austin's pilot phase didn't include testing of equipment), violate due process and the City of Austin failed explore alternative options as promised.
We also know that money from the programs is NOT going to trauma care as intended--and as promised to get the law passed, so this is merely a collection plate for the State's cash cow.
Grits for Breakfast has a great post on this issue today:
In Houston, tollway cameras have been configured to identify license plate numbers and run them against vehicle registration records and arrest warrants. Meanwhile, in California, red light cameras have been configured so that private vehicles owned by elected officials, public employees and their families will not be ticketed for red light running.
Read the rest of the article HERE.