Red Light Cameras
Red-light camera enforcement is back before Colorado lawmakers Wednesday, and the question of banning them is as divisive as ever.
Lawmakers delayed a hearing on a bill to ban speeding and red-light cameras in Colorado.
Colorado lawmakers have a packed fourth week of the 2015 legislative session.
The Denver City Council extended its Red Light Camera program, but will they face more pressure from the public if they don’t make the systems more fair and less profitable?
Drivers can’t stand them, but because police say they improve safety at intersections and because they add significant revenue to city coffers, Denver residents may see more photo radar cameras throughout the city.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is already talking about the possibility of a special session just one day after state lawmakers wrapped up their regular session.
Colorado lawmakers rejected a measure to study speeding and red-light cameras to determine whether they should be banned.
A measure to prohibit speeding and red-light cameras in Colorado was changed into a study into whether the devices are effective after several law enforcement officials urged lawmakers Monday not to pass a ban.
The Colorado Senate passed a statewide ban on red-light and speeding cameras despite objections from some lawmakers that the bill would decrease traffic safety.
A bill to ban red light and photo radar cameras across the state has gotten initial approval in the Colorado Senate.