In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup!
–Traffic Stop Delay Decision in Idaho
–New Info on Direction of Redflex
–More Speed Cam Vandalism in Europe
Friday, November 18, 2016
Idaho Supreme Court Says Even A Two Minute Traffic Stop Delay Is Too Much
A police officer may not delay a traffic stop just so he can run a drug dog around the car. That was the ruling of the Idaho Supreme Court last week as the justices threw out the charges against John Patrick Linze Jr, a passenger in a car pulled over on November 25, 2013 for having a cracked windshield.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Redflex Continues Its Move Away From US Photo Enforcement
Beset by major scandals and an ongoing federal corruption investigation, Redflex Traffic Systems realizes it needs more than a new logo to demonstrate that the company is moving in a new direction. During a meeting with Australian investors earlier today, top Redflex management outlined the latest strategy for survival in more detail.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
FBI Explains How It Took Down Chicago Red-Light Camera Corruption
John Bills once held a position of trust as Chicago’s assistant transportation commissioner. Now the 55-year-old is serving a 10-year prison sentence for his role in a long-running corruption scheme involving the city’s red-light camera contracts.
Monday, November 14, 2016
France, Germany: Speed Cameras Rammed, Torched, Painted
In Sainte-Sigolene, France, vigilantes on Sunday disabled the speed camera on the RD44. According to La Gazette de la Haute Loire, the weapon of choice was a can of red spraypaint. On Wednesday, a stolen car was used to ram and then set fire to a speed camera on the D13 in Elancourt, Info Normandie reported. In Chavagne, a burning tire was used to torch the speed camera on the CD34 last week Saturday, Ouest France reported.