Arizona Finally Dumps Speed Cameras

from the thanks-for-the-memories dept

While there have been serious political efforts for quite some time to have Arizona get rid of its hated highway speed cameras that generated automatic tickets for drivers going more than 10 mph over the speed limit, it looks like it finally has succeeded. Aaron Martin-Colby alerts us to the news that the state has officially informed Redflex, the provider of the cameras, that it will not be renewing its contract. This would be the same Redflex that the state just happened to give an innovation award to just a few months ago. Mixed messages there. Of course, it sounds like this is just for the speed cameras, not necessarily redlight cameras... (which Redflex also makes).
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  1. identicon
    Freedom, 7 May 2010 @ 5:16pm

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    >> Can someone please tell me why they make cars that go in excess of 150mph if the highest speed limit in the USA is around 75mph?

    Can someone tell me where you left your man card???

    Why do I have a computer with striped SATA 2 SSDs on SAS 6Gb/sec controller that does over 1500MB/sec throughput where your system probably has a hard drive that can barely do 75MB/sec - one reason and one reason only - because I CAN! That I can now decode porn in uncompressed 1080p formats, but that is another story :)

    Freedom

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