Red Light Camera
Supporters of the ban say red light cameras are used by cities to generate revenue, and there is limited evidence on whether they improve safety.
If you’re wondering whether that postcard you got in the mail about a class action settlement on red light cameras is legit – it is.
Cases against American Traffic Solutions involved some in St. Louis & suburbs
Missouri Municipal League says appeals court rulings have been inconsistent.
“These aren’t about safety. These are about bringing in moneys to the coffers of these small municipalities and they’re just balancing their budgets on the backs of taxpayers”
“We’ve always had a fair number of deadbeats from these red light camera violations,” St. Louis Director of Operations Eddie Roth says.
KMOX news has learned the red light camera law for the city of St. Louis has been upheld up the Court of Appeals.
The issue could still go to the supreme court.
“Don’t put in speed cameras or red light cameras to raise revenue. It’s a hidden form of revenue that I think is unconstitutional and unfair.”
The Missouri Municipal League is opposing the legislation.