Is the Bill to Ban Red Light Cameras in Texas Dead?

AUSTIN — A popular bill to get rid of red light cameras in Dallas and dozens of other cities has hit the skids.Rep. Terry Canales, the Edinburg Democrat who chairs the Texas House Committee on Transportation, said Monday he's put the brakes on the effort because of concerns that outlawing traffic cameras could result in an uptick in deadly crashes. Canales' decision means the legislation is effectively dead unless he changes his mind."Passing the bill out without further tailoring would be tantamount to me voting something out and later having blood on my own hands," Canales told The Dallas Morning News.  Continue reading...

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