Driving Politics
Home >Camera Enforcement > Speed Cameras > NHTSA to Begin Speed Camera Campaign in June 
Print It Email It Tweet It

NHTSA to Begin Speed Camera Campaign in June
The U.S. Department of Transportation will advertise speed cameras after a June meeting with camera companies.

NHTSA logo
The already announced speed camera promotional campaign from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will kick off in June after a meeting with companies that profit from camera enforcement. Department of Transportation officials are currently planning to endorse speed cameras after a summit with the National Campaign to Stop Red Light Running, a front group for ACS, Redflex and Nestor -- the companies which manufacture and operate red light and speed cameras.

Jonathan Adkins, spokesman for the Governors Highway Safety Association is promoting the upcoming summit as a way for state and local officials to increase revenue to meet budget targets.

Article Excerpt:
"This is a tough one because the public is not with us. They don't see that high speed increases the chance they're going to die," said Adkins, of the Governors Highway Safety Association. Part of the problem, he said, is that speeding was neglected for years by highway safety programs in favor of seat belt use and drunken-driving prevention.
Source: Maine police hope to pit technology against increasingly rash speeders (Portland Press Herald, 3/20/2005)

Permanent Link for this item
Return to Front Page

Related News
DC Denies Wrongdoing In Freeway Speed Camera Trap

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Bogus Traffic Stop

UK Government Report Undermines Speed Camera Rationale

Cedar Rapids, Iowa Loses $1.2 Million Speed Camera Lawsuit

Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Anti-Speed Camera Law

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 Driving politics