Tag: Red Light Cameras

Suburbs’ Review Of Red Light Camera Citations Often Swift, Trib Shows

Saturday, February 10, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A screenshot of video footage posted to Facebook in 2008 of what the poster believes shows a Naperville driver receiving a $100 citation or a legal right turn. 

A recent Chicago Tribune investigative analysis found that police officers in area suburbs often “race through” the review process that they’re required by law to conduct whenever a red light camera results in a citation.

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Red Light Camera Citations Up 70 Percent In Maywood

Sunday, February 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Red light camera citations in Maywood increased around 70 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to data released by the Maywood Police Department last month.

Last year, police issued more citations than at any point since at least 2013, data shows, even though the village decreased the number of cameras from nine to five two years ago.

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Tribune: IDOT Approves Red Light Cameras That May Not Be Needed

Sunday, September 24, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A sign notifying drivers of a red light camera. | Getty Images 

A Sept. 23 Chicago Tribune investigation has found that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has been approving the installation of red light cameras on suburban state routes despite the lack of evident need for the cameras.

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