Legislation in nine states (CA, CT, FL, MD, NY, OK, OR, RI, and WY) addresses ticket camera rules

Discussion continues at statehouses from California to Connecticut to address the use of automated cameras to ticket drivers.

More than 500 communities around the country employ the use of red-light and/or speed cameras to nab drivers who disobey traffic rules, the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety reports.

Officials with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association say the focus on the revenue-generating devices ignores the more logical and reasoned approach to roads and traffic: keep traffic moving in as safe a manner as possible.