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Ohio lawmakers debate a state ban on red-light cameras
Defenders argue they save lives
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT BILL COHEN


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Red-light cameras issue tickets without a police officer being present.
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More than a dozen Ohio cities have installed traffic cameras to catch speeders and drivers who run red lights. Some motorists are angry over the tickets they’ve received, and they’re pushing Ohio lawmakers to ban the cameras.

The Ohio House Public Safety Committee is holding hearings on the proposal. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports the most recent hearing featured advocates of the cameras.

 

COHEN: Abridged on lawmakers and red light cameras

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COHEN: Extended version on red-light camera debate

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