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    Talking IL - State Senate Says No To Speed Cameras

    State Senate Says No To Speed Cameras

    Tuesday, May 19, 2009 @04:29pm CST

    (Springfield) -- Drivers don't have to worry about the eye in the sky catching them for speeding.The Illinois Senate overwhelmingly voted down a plan to install speed cameras near some schools, parks, and hospitals.
    Waukegan Democrat Terry Link says the cameras would have cut down on the number of people who speed past the areas.
    His original plan would have set-up cameras along some highways and local roads not near a school zone.
    The cameras would have mailed a ticket to lead-footed drivers.
    But opponents say the cameras are little more than a money make for the state or local community.
    Chicago Senator James Meeks said if the plan became law he'd need to "buy a horse" to avoid all of the possible tickets.
    Other lawmakers say there are just too many problems with red light cameras for them to trust another auto-cop.
    Link is not saying if he'll try to resurrect the plan this fall or sometime next year.



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    Default Re: IL - State Senate Says No To Speed Cameras

    wow!!!!! Maybe there's a chance the state's not entirely in corrupt shambles!

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    Rod Blagojevich: I'm Lawful, 'Feel Free' To Tape Me

    chad dornsife for president in 2012!!!


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    Default Re: IL - State Senate Says No To Speed Cameras

    I don't see anything wrong with SC's in school zones, as long as there is a BIG green light and red light on them, telling passing motorists if they are active or not, because you know you would rear end someone doing 20mph at 11pm.

    A big red light on a SC would get people to slow down in the school zone, which is what the city/state wants, without 401(k), sick leave, donuts, fuel, overtime, etc.

    I'm glad they saw through it and the scheme to put them on highways and voted this down.

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    Default Re: IL - State Senate Says No To Speed Cameras

    WHOOOOO!!!! this is amazingly awesome. These would have killed chicago traffic because everyone (especially cabs) are atleast 5 over.

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    Default Re: IL - State Senate Says No To Speed Cameras

    Yeah , Just when you thought all was ok, look at this article that I posted today - Illinois lawmakers may focus speed-cams on the MLK Bridge | Political Fix | STLtoday

    All I can say is F.O. IL with your cameras.
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