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Category: Red Light Cameras

Red Light Cameras No More in Los Angeles! Warning…

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: August 2, 2011

Great news! The Red Light Cameras ceased being in operation in Los Angeles as of July 31, 2011.  However, heed the following announcement from the Los Angeles Superior Court Website: The City of Los Angeles has decided to end its red light camera program on July 31, 2011. The City’s action does not stop the processing of outstanding red-light citations. It does not eliminate penalties associated with red-light citations. It does not constitute grounds for a refund of any money paid on such a citation. Anyone issued a red-light citation must resolve it within the specified time limits or face… Read More

Red Light Camera Ticket? You Can Fight It!!!

Author: Lowell Steiger

Published On: August 4, 2010

Wow, have you ever run a red light and then see that red light camera flash bulb go off? Then, just as expected, that nasty ticket came in the mail? You knew you were a goner, right? Well, maybe not! A California Appeals Court recently came down with a decision in The People v. Tarek Khaled which rendered the photographs inadmissible as hearsay and, on that basis, overturned a the conviction for running a red light based on the red light photo! The ruling, in part, reads as follows: “To be more specific, the photographs contain hearsay evidence concerning the matters depicted in the… Read More

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