Traffic cameras have always been -- and continue to be, with increased fervor -- a hot-button topic in many states across the country, including Georgia.
We have provided readers with relevant information and updates regarding red-light cameras in prior blog posts (please see our November 8, 2012, post entry). Given the recent interest of many politicians and legislative bodies across the country directed at the devices, we provide some new information here.
Georgia has long allowed the use of such cameras statewide, the rationale being that they deter speeding, reckless driving and car accidents. There is no state law governing the subject, and a number of municipalities -- including, centrally, Atlanta -- have liberally placed the devices at high-volume intersections.
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