28 Alerts From the SHORT YELLOW LIGHT Tag


Red-Light Cameras Suffer another Crushing Blow: NMA E-Newsletter #339

News of another city dropping its red-light camera program may not seem like a big deal these days. It is, however, when that city is in the proverbial belly of the red-light camera beast. We’re talking about Tallahassee, the capital of Florida, home to dozens of camera company lobbyists and control center for a massive […]

NMA E-Newsletter #283: He Said, She Said, It Said?

Challenging a red-light ticket on constitutional and due process grounds just became more difficult thanks to the California Supreme Court. In a recent ruling (California v. Goldsmith) the court concluded that red-light camera evidence does not constitute hearsay, which is defined as second-hand evidence about a statement made by a person. The court also ruled […]

NMA E-Newsletter #248: Seeing Yellow before Red

By Gary Biller, NMA President At the heart of the red-light camera debate is the signal timing for the yellow light. Do the cameras improve intersection safety by modifying driver behavior through punishment or are they a financial windfall for local and state governments and the for-profit camera companies? The answer depends largely on whether […]

NMA E-Newsletter #247: How One Articulate Voice Can Sway Government

Earlier this year, Michigan Representative Wayne Schmidt (with support from a few fellow representatives) introduced two bills to the State Assembly, each designed to pave the way for automated ticketing machines, aka red-light and speed cameras. Michigan currently is one of fifteen states that ban the use of photo enforcement*. The camera companies are keenly […]

NMA E-Newsletter #244: A Driving Tour of Washington, DC, NMA Style

(Editor’s Note: Washington, DC has a reputation for being extremely hostile to drivers. Longtime NMA New York Activist Casey Raskob recently took a driving trip to the Washington, DC area and confirmed it with this report.) (Photo courtesy of DC photographer Marty Katz http://washingtonphotographer.com) I’ve driven lots of places, but this last weekend was crazy. I […]

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