Tennessee Expectant Couple on the Way to Hospital Slapped with ATS Red Light Ticket

December 17, 2010

A father-to-be on his way to the hospital with his wife who was 30 hours in to labor should have slammed on his brakes, according to city policy. Steve Selvidge explains in the video that the poorly timed yellow light didn’t give him time to stop safely with his wife about to birth their child sitting in the back seat. There were not any other cars near the intersection at the time of the “violation.”

The town isn’t budging on the $50 fine, which will almost double if he tries to contest it with a Judge and loses.

Germantown is clearly not building up any good will with folks who are interviewed about the scam ticket.


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