Red Light Camera Ban Passes First Hurdle in Texas House

AUSTIN — Red light cameras would be banned across Texas under a bill the House Transportation Committee passed Wednesday.House Bill 1631 by Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, would prohibit cities from operating "a photographic traffic signal system" or issuing civil or criminal fines based on a "recorded image," and repeal state laws that allow for these systems. It would take effect Sept. 1.  Continue reading...

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