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Old 10-12-2016, 09:57 PM
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No more speedcam tickets for me.

I ordered the spray.

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Old 10-13-2016, 08:03 AM
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What year is this from?

But an interesting idea. I know of someone who drove across the Bay Bridge for years with no license plates and never paid toll. Just saying... not agreeing.
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Old 10-13-2016, 04:48 PM
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I can tell you this from first hand experience as I was a systems engineer for one of the largest red light camera companies in the USA. My group was concerned with parking but I spoke with the guys in the red light and speed camera division. They had a facility where they would test the cameras and they also tested the red light camera blocker sprays. I was told they did nothing.

Another myth is that the red light camera companies shorten the length of the yellow light to catch more speeders. In reality the camera company has no control over the operation of the traffic lights, they are controlled by the municipality. I have heard that some municipalities shortened the yellow lights in an attempt to increase revenue. I have also seen a legitimate case made that when motorists are aware that there are red light cameras they tend to slam on their brakes causing a rise in rear end collisions.

The municipality may claim that they are installing the cameras in the interest of traffic safety but from the perspective of the companies that install, maintain and administer the cameras it is strictly about revenue and the last thing they want to see is everyone obeying traffic laws.

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