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Ohio Supreme Court Keeps Camera Challenge Alive

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Supreme Court has rejected Toledo’s motion to dismiss a challenge to how the city handles appeals of citations related to camera-captured traffic violations. The high court recently rejected the motion to dismiss a challenge by Susan Magsig, of Woodville. The Toledo Blade reports Magsig received a citation alleging a camera held by… Read More

Motorists drive past a sign warning of upcoming traffic cameras in Cleveland.

Traffic Camera Speeding Citations Trigger Federal Lawsuit

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NEW RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) – Motorists cited for speeding have filed a federal lawsuit against a southern Ohio village for using traffic cameras. The lawsuit in U.S. district court in Cincinnati alleges that New Richmond officials installed two fixed cameras on U.S. 52 without receiving required permission from the state Department of Transportation. Four motorists… Read More

Motorists drive past a sign warning of upcoming traffic cameras in Cleveland.

Cities Want To Stop New Traffic Camera Rules In Transportation Budget

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It’s been a few years, but state lawmakers are trying again to put rules on local traffic cameras, which they’ve said communities are using to generate revenue rather than improve safety. The new regulations are part of the same budget that would raise the state’s gas tax. The House version of the transportation budget requires traffic… Read More

Ohio High Court Strikes Order Blocking Traffic Camera Law

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s Supreme Court has ruled in a Toledo case that a trial court couldn’t block implementation of a 2015 state law deducting funding to local governments using traffic cameras to collect fines. The high court’s unanimous ruling Wednesday said lower courts couldn’t block the law because no lawsuit has challenged its… Read More