May 9, 2011
A statewide ban on red-light cameras died in the Legislature, but the issue of whether the cameras are legal remains very much alive across Florida — and now, in Brevard County Circuit Court.
While a complete repeal of the red-light statute failed to pass, the full Legislature approved Friday, as part of the state’s transportation budget, what amounts to a moratorium on new red-light cameras. An amendment proposed by Rep. Richard Corcoran, a New Port Richey Republican, says the Department of Transportation must conduct a study to determine if an intersection has a disproportionate number of crashes.
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