I just read in out local newspaper that a 'pilot' PhotoRADAR and Red
Light camera program starts tomorrow in my area.
Does anyone has experience, or has heard about the effectiveness of
It looks as if it could work.
Please do not hijack this thread into a moral question about trying to
break the law. PhotoRADAR is for revenue generation only-not the
reduction of speeders.
In the Cincinnati area, they found that one PhotoRADAR unit generated
with the limit set to 6MPH over the 35MPH limit.
The Indiana State Police found that having a police car parked on the
side of the road,
without RADAR, or lights, reduced speeding 99% on I65. Their 'ghost
cop' program was a success, but did not generate revenue, and they
abandoned the program way back in 1982.
Several articles have shown statistics that Red Light cameras increase
collisions over the amount of any accidents made from red light
I also used to work in the vehicular speed detection industry, and know
why police municipalities buy RADAR guns.
So, please spare me the lecture on why photoRADAR is a good thing.
The Arizona legislature voted today against making these license plate
Any comments, advice, or suggestions on these lenses is appreciated.