36 Alerts From the ARIZONA Tag

Call your Senator TODAY on HB 2525-to ban automatic traffic enforcement in Arizona

Dear Arizona NMA Members, Call and/or email your state senator IMMEDIATELY to support House Bill 2525 which will ban all automatic photo enforcement in Arizona. State Activist Steve Bacs says that last year the state legislature banned photo enforcement on all highways but cities can still use speed cams and red-light cameras. According to the […]

Shenanigans Continue with Red-Light Cameras: NMA E-Newsletter #385

Red-light cameras are the biggest local boondoggle ever.  Lafayette, Louisiana was recently in the news because the city-parish council decided to extend their red-light camera program another year despite the fact that $12.4 million dollars had not been collected on over 211,000 photo enforced tickets since the program’s inception nine years ago. But the story […]

2016 First Quarter Legislative Update: NMA E-Newsletter #376

The NMA continues to advocate for motorists’ rights at the national, state and local level. Legislatures across the country took up a broad range of motorists’ issues in the first quarter of 2016. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issues we addressed. Arizona Opposed House Bill 2366 which would revise Arizona’s red-light camera law […]

The Economic Consequences of Photo Enforcement: NMA E-Newsletter #374

Editor’s Note: News that red-light cameras in Jacksonville, Florida, delivered almost $368,000 in profits prompted this recent email exchange between NMA Foundation Executive Director Jim Walker and a city official. Jim’s economic argument against ticket cameras is instructive but clearly fell on deaf ears. His follow-up email is equally powerful. Note the official response to […]

NMA Arizona Alert: Worst Red-Light Camera Bill We’ve Ever Seen

A group of your state legislators has introduced the most egregious pro red-light camera bill we have ever seen. In fact, House Bill 2366 reads like a red-light camera company wish list. Here’s what it would do if passed: Officially rename traffic photo enforcement systems as “automated traffic safety devices” Remove the personal service requirement […]