10/7/2015Credit Report Settlement Threatens Automated Ticketing Industry
Settlement prohibits credit reporting agencies from lowering credit scores over unpaid photo tickets.
In many states, the only penalty for failing to pay a red light camera or speed camera ticket is a black mark on a driver's credit score. That leverage is no more, thanks to a $6 million settlement reached between thirty-one state attorneys general and credit reporting agencies Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. The sweeping agreement will protect consumers by limiting the ability of for-profit photo ticketing companies from affecting the credit of vehicle owners. "We've had many complaints ov ...
10/6/2015Third Guilty Plea In Redflex Red Light Camera Scandal
Redflex lobbyist admits extortion in ongoing photo ticketing scandal in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio.
10/5/2015France, Germany, Italy, UK: Speed Cameras Trashed
Across Europe, vigilantes use paint, explosives and fire to prevent speed cameras from issuing tickets.
10/2/2015Virginia Lawmakers Challenge I-66 Tolling Plan
GOP leaders in Virginia line up to oppose proposal to convert Interstate 66 into a toll road.
9/30/2015Redflex Tries To Win Back Shareholders
Redflex red light cameras and speed camera deployments have dropped by half as municipalities reject automated enforcement.