Math win

For anybody wondering why it’s a good idea to pay attention in school, a man in Maryland has successfully challenged speed camera tickets by analyzing the photos produced by those cameras. Five times.

Automated ticketing devices like speed and red light cameras are typically operated by private companies, who are paid a percentage of the fines. Apparently, I’m the only person who thinks this might produce a conflict of interest.


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2 Responses to Math win

  1. Hi Joe! You may be happy to know that several municipalities are considering dismantling their traffic camera installations due to the number of successful challenges, specifically related to the conflict of interest issue with the suppliers of these systems.

  2. I guess I’m not the only person after all. That’s good to know. Thanks.

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