Tag: red-light camera
Levi Draheim is a fresh face in the fight against climate change. Image via Our Children's Trust.

Scott PowersJanuary 25, 2017
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This year’s effort to ban red-light cameras in Florida was approved by the Florida House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee after testimony that the records shows the cameras don’t appear to be reducing traffic accidents and their primary purpose seems to be revenue that’s not doing much to improve highway safety. House Bill 6007 is the […]

Peter SchorschJanuary 6, 2017
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When it comes to crashes at Florida’s controversial red-light camera intersections, all may not be what it seems. As Florida lawmakers gear up for battle once again over the use of red light cameras statewide, a new report by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles offers a decidedly mixed bag for both sides […]

Florence SnyderOctober 29, 2016
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Everyone enters “the helping professions” with high ideals. Forty years later, some emerge as cynics who think it’s OK to “help” themselves if no one’s looking. Not Tim Glover. After decades in Polk County law enforcement, he has his ideals, and a well-earned front page shoutout from the Lakeland Ledger headlined “Officer writes red light […]

Associated PressAugust 19, 2015
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Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: Daytona Beach News-Journal on funding for state’s park system: Florida’s parks have been recognized three times — in 1999, 2005 and 2013 — as the nation’s best park system. No other state has earned that many honors. Last year they attracted more than 27 million visitors. But that’s not good […]


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