Red Light Cameras

Illinois House Passes Partial Red-Light Camera Ban

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House advanced a partial ban of red-light cameras in the state on Feb. 26 with strong bipartisan support, but some said the bill was a “piecemeal” approach because it does not apply in several communities. House Bill 322, sponsored by Barrington Hills Republican Rep. […]

Comptroller To End State Assistance In Red-Light Camera Debt Collection

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD — Pressure is mounting on red-light camera operators as Democratic Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced Monday that, beginning Feb. 6, her office will no longer assist municipalities in collecting fines for violations caught by the devices. “Over the years, it has become clear that these red-light cameras were less […]

Support Building For Ban On Red-Light Cameras

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – Bipartisan support appears to be building in the Illinois General Assembly for a statewide ban on red-light cameras. Those are devices that some municipalities install at intersections to detect drivers running through red lights or turning without coming to a full stop. Critics of those devices, […]