WarOnDriving.com: AZ: Peoria Shuts Off Red Light Cameras, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley Next?

October 4, 2011

Arizona cities are dropping their so-called “photo enforcement” traffic cameras in a flurry in 2011.

The latest is Peoria, where camera intersections such as 83rd Ave and Thunderbird (above picture) saw tremendous increases in accidents. City officials are now claiming that overall there was a 29% increase over the three year life span of the program, but much larger increases (300-500%) were recorded initially.

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Majority of Scottsdale Council Candidates Will Vote Against Red Light Cameras

October 17, 2010

CameraFRAUD volunteers have made phone calls to all the candidates for the 3 open City Council seats in Scottsdale. Their opinions on Red Light Scameras were taken and most are opposed to them. Could a new perspective on this obvious scam be coming to Scottsdale? Maybe.

Scottsdale voters, please make sure you make the right choices in November and send people to represent you that understand red light cameras are not only a scam, but also dangerous. Below are the 7 choices you have and their opinions on Redflex and ATS automated ticketing machines:

Bob Littlefield – As a city council member he voted against the cameras and would continue to do so.

AGAINST Cameras

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Dennis Robbins – As a previous city council member he voted against the cameras and would continue to do so.

AGAINST Cameras

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Sean Sheperd – He opposes the cameras would not vote to renew the contract.

AGAINST Cameras

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Guy Phillips – Would vote no for the cameras and is in favor of looking into alternate measures to slow traffic such as speed feedback signs.

AGAINST Cameras

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Ned O’Hearn – “If there have been a lot of accidents and it is really the only way that they can control the traffic and put people on alert, then I think it is a good thing. If it is just out there to basically to get a few speeding tickets to fill the city coffers then I don’t support it.”

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Wayne Ecton – Thinks the cameras are a great thing and is opposed to citizens voting on the cameras. Feels the police and the city are entitled to do whatever they feel is necessary to have citizens abide by the law.

SCAMERA Supporter

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Linda Milhaven – Is in favor of the cameras.

SCAMERA Supporter


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