Ohio Senate Votes To Ban Traffic Cameras
As many regular readers of this blog already know, I have made it my mission to speak out against traffic cameras and speed cameras since their introduction. I consider them to be corrupt and corrupting. They are the worst example of turning the criminal justice system (and the citizens) into a source of revenue.
Today the Ohio Senate passed legislation that will effectively ban traffic cameras statewide. The law would require that a police officer be on the scene to issue the ticket. This would require a tremendous amount of money for departments to “staff” the cameras. The legislation passed the Ohio Senate 24-9 and most feel that passage in the Ohio House of Representatives is likely.
The method adopted by the Ohio Senate would allow an officer to monitor the camera. All the officer has to do is sit in in the vehicle and review the violation as it happens. The camera does the rest. Then a week or so later, they mail out a ticket with the officer’s name that was sitting in the car. We will see how the new law will be implemented. You can rest assured that some politicians will be looking for ways to “tax” you without voting on a tax. Policing for profit is always wrong.
Charles M. Rowland II dedicates his practice to defending the accused drunk driver and railing against traffic cameras. He has the credentials and the experience to win your case and has made himself Dayton’s choice for drunk driving defense. Contact Charles Rowland by phone at (937) 318-1384 or toll-free at 1-888-ROWLAND (888-769-5263). If you need assistance after hours, call the 24/7 DUI Hotline at (937) 776-2671. You can have DaytonDUI at your fingertips by downloading the DaytonDUI Android App or have DaytonDUI sent directly to your mobile device by texting DaytonDUI (one word) to 50500. Follow DaytonDUI on Facebook, @DaytonDUI on Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Pheed and Pintrest or get RSS of the Ohio DUI blog. You can email CharlesRowland@DaytonDUI.com or visit his office at 2190 Gateway Dr., Fairborn, Ohio 45324.
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For more info on Ohio Traffic cameras, check these city-specific sites at the following links: