1/7/2005Cincinnati Camera Revenue Estimate Up 600%
Estimates for the revenue produced by Cincinnati speed cameras has jumped from $2 million to $12 million.
Instead of the $2 million in revenue Cincinnati leaders predicted last year, speed cameras in the city of Cincinnati are now expected to bring in $12 million. This substantially larger, new estimate predicts 10,000 tickets will be issued every month.
A study by Cincinnati police tested them at nine locations, targeting drivers going ten miles an hour over the speed limit.Source: Speeder-Catching Cams To Really Pay Off (WCPO-TV News (Ohio), 1/7/2005)
Now, estimates show the cameras will catch about 10,000 speeders each month, totalling about $12 million in fines every year.
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