Quietly, the Florida Department of Transportation lowered the state's required yellow light interval to below the federal recommended time. Though yellow light intervals were only lowered by fractions of a second, the subtle change has ment big bucks.
Lafayette's controversial red light camera program has been met with much backlash and criticism since its introduction only a few years ago. One of the ways citizens have rebelled against the program has been to simply not pay their bill.
Louisiana Representative Paul Hollis of Covington has pre-filed a bill to restrict the use of automated traffic cameras. His legislation would prohibit the ticketing of individuals who don't live in the parish where those cameras are located.