State law passed in 2014 forbids the use of traffic or red light cameras without the presence of a police officer. Now, Dayton police are attempting to overturn the restrictions after a 45% increase in traffic deaths.
Right now, the cameras are only valid when a police officer is present – a restriction that is in place because of potential malfunctions or other exemptions that may affect a ticket.
If the rules are overturned by the Ohio Supreme Court, we could see a return of the dreaded red light and speed cameras state wide.[symple_button url=”http://www.10tv.com/article/ohio-police-want-traffic-cameras-back-despite-state-restrictions” color=”black” button_target=”_self”]Read more[/symple_button]