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2013-11-13 -Land of the Free
Citywide accident rates rise during era of speed cameras
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Posted by Fred 2013-11-13 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [509 views ]  Top

#1 But if

You'd like to change the results, wouldn't you, doesn't meet your plan.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-11-13 08:31||   2013-11-13 08:31|| Front Page Top

#2 Current speed laws are like any other "zero tolerance" law - zero common sense.

Used to be the cop had to pace you, make a determination. Meant that good drivers rarely got tickets. Now they point their stupid little toy and get a max reading, which punishes good drivers disproportionately. Mousy 5 miles under scared of their own shadow driving is what current enforcement protocols reward. It's also the kind of driving that causes accidents.

And it doesn't help that police personnel policies prohibit hiring anyone with an above average IQ!
Posted by Iblis 2013-11-13 12:18||   2013-11-13 12:18|| Front Page Top

#3 I think the idea is, see a speed camera, slow down, then the cars crash into your rear.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-11-13 18:10||   2013-11-13 18:10|| Front Page Top

#4 I've noticed it doesn't take long for people to remember where they are. They slow down just before the camera and speed up after it's passed.
Posted by Deacon Blues 2013-11-13 19:16||   2013-11-13 19:16|| Front Page Top

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