Red-light cameras get the heave-ho in California
For now, El Cajon, Calif., is putting a stop to its use of red light cameras. This past week, the city council voted to end its contract with Redflex Traffic Systems. The city will cover up the 10 cameras that were installed in 1996 and will remove signs informing drivers of the surveillance.
The change, however, isn’t yet permanent. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the council will reconsider the issue in six months, at which time the Police Department will report on action at the intersections.
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