Listen Live on  
 

93.7 JACK-FM

Playing What We Want in Sacramento
 
 

New Red Light Camera Deal Could Mean More Tickets

 
New Red Light Camera Deal Could Mean More Tickets
Posted December 10th, 2013 @ 6:16pm by KFBK News - Tim Lantz

Sacramento County's Board of Supervisors is going to consider a new red light camera contract at today's meeting. The new deal could make it more likely you will get a ticket.

In a "Memorandum of Understanding" up for a vote at today's supervisors meeting there's a list of enforcement criteria for issuing tickets.

On that list is says that a traffic light has to have been red for a least 0.1 seconds before your car enters the intersection to make it a violation.

That's a change from 0.2 seconds used currently.

The proposed multi-year contract with Redflex Traffic Systems is being challenged by American Traffic Solutions saying their company is the better choice.

They point to a bribery incident in Chicago involving Redflex.

Redflex, who has the current contract, says they have cleaned house since then, and those responsible have been fired.

Recommended Stories

More from 93.7 JACK-FM

*