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Oregon fines man $500 for using math to challenge red-light cameras

It's a free-speech issue. And math is math, Oregon!

Oregon says someone with an engineering degree can't call themselves an engineer unless they have a license.

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Report finds speed cameras can curb traffic deaths and injuries

IIHS: Automated Enforcement Deters Lead Foots

According to a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, speed cameras can dramatically reduce the number of traffic deaths and fatalities.

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New Jersey may shield drivers from other states' red light, speed cameras

Proposed Bill Finds Early Bipartisan Support Among Lawmakers

The bill targets any speed-control devices that are capable of automatically producing a recorded image of an alleged violation.

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Florida DOT quietly changed yellow-light standards, municipalities issuing more tickets

Red light cameras don't appear to be going away, so it should come as no surprise that neither are the controversies around them. We're told again and again that they're about safety, not revenue collection, yet year after year, the studies and headlines compete to support and tear down those arguments. An investigative report by Florida's WTSP Channel 10 News gets the maelstrom whirling again, having found that vario

World Report, 7/29: Obama Raises CAFE Standard And More

Welcome to TRANSLOGIC World Report: your weekly roundup of transportation tech news from around the web.

Devs granted access to TomTom speed camera database

TomTom is giving developers a big gift at the CTIA wireless show in Orlando, Florida. The navigation company will begin providing access to its speed camera database, allowing devs to incorporate the location of speed traps into their own smartphone applications.

Devs granted access to TomTom speed camera database

TomTom is giving developers a big gift at the CTIA wireless show in Orlando, Florida. The navigation company will begin providing access to its speed camera database, allowing devs to incorporate the location of speed traps into their own smartphone applications.

Abu Dhabi police to use televised shaming as tool to deter motorist scofflaws [w/video]

Traffic Violations aired as public shaming tool – Click above to watch video after the jump

Italian traffic cameras investigated for red-light rigging that may have cost motorists $1.7M

Red may be their national racing color, but there's little Italians hate more than red lights. And with good reason, it turns out: Stefano Arrighetti, creator of the T-Redspeed "smart" traffic system implemented across Italy, is under investigation for fraud on suspicion that he illegally forged transport ministry certification for his system. In place in over 300 municipalities, the system reportedly cuts the yellow-light time by half to ensnare motorists and charge them with running red lights

UK police admit almost half of all speed cameras are off

We all know the drill. You see a speed camera, you slow down, you look at the camera, you check your speedometer and look for the camera again. But in the UK at least, reports now indicate that nearly half of the 1,000 speed cameras installed are entirely inactive.