TheNewspaper.com: Driving Politics
Home >Camera Enforcement > Red Light Cameras > Update: Death Watch for North Carolina Cameras Begins 
Print It Email It Tweet It

Update: Death Watch for North Carolina Cameras Begins
The city of High Point, North Carolina admits it will likely drop their camera program if the court denies them revenue.

High Point, North Carolina now admits it will likely cancel this "safety" program Monday's ruling means their camera program will actually cost them money. The court is expected to rule exactly what percentage of the $50 tickets must go to the school system (as required by the state constitution) and whether the city must return around $1.5 million in revenue already collected to the schools. The ruling will likely apply statewide.

Article Excerpt:
"We're either going to have to support it with tax dollars or rethink it," [Fred Baggett, the city's attorney] said. "We don't care that the school system gets the money. If it prevents us from having a program that pays for itself ... then we don't know if it would be best for our citizens to continue or not."
Source: Red-light fines must aid schools (Greensboro News & Record, 1/4/2005)

Regional News:
Other news about High Point, North Carolina



Permanent Link for this item
Return to Front Page

Related News
Texas City Misleads Public On Red Light Camera Payments

Illinois Red Light Cameras Are A Billion-Dollar Enterprise

North Carolina: Licensing Raised In Red Light Camera Debate

Delaware Court: No Appeal For Red Light Camera Ticket Because Fine Too Small

Louisiana Appeals Court Upholds Class Action Against Red Light Cameras




View Main Topics:

Get Email Updates
Subscribe with Google
Subscribe via RSS or E-Mail

Back To Front Page


Front Page | Get Updates | Site Map | News Archive | Search | RSS Feed
TheNewspaper.com: Driving politics
TheNewspaper.com