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CAMERAS: Put the fault where it belongs – on drivers

Letter by Emelyn S. McKay, University Place on Feb. 3, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 4 Comments »
February 3, 2011 12:48 pm

Re: “Traffic cams will be next, Eyman says” (TNT, 2-2).

The debate continues on cameras installed at potentially dangerous intersections.

“Once the city gets hooked on the money,” says Tim Eyman, “they have every incentive to maximize the number of violators.

So, the city made them do it? The camera’s foot is not on the accelerator. Let’s put the fault where it belongs.

Every fine is an unpleasant but effective reminder to slow down. And every dollar paid in a deserved fine may be one less in future taxes.

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