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Ellisville Red Light Camera Case Sets Stage for Review by Supreme Court

A new ruling by the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District sets the stage for the City of Ellisville red light camera ordinance to be reviewed by the Missouri Supreme Court. As noted in an earlier Post  red light cameras … Continue reading

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Photo Red Light Camera Cases

Three recent cases discussed in my Post on January 13, 2014  “Red light camera ordinances suffer setback” have changed a number of conclusions in this Post. Since some of these cases are not final and the law at this time … Continue reading

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Court upholds authority of St. Louis to enact red light camera ordinance.

  The recent decision by the Eastern District in Smith v. City of St. Louis is one more step in a long line of cases that destroys the myth that using technology to reduce accidents at intersections through the use of … Continue reading

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New Rules – Red Light Photo Camera Update

On August 28, 2012 section 304.289 RSMo. became law requiring the Missouri Department of Transportation to establish  local government minimum yellow light intervals in accordance with nationally recognized engineering standards set forth in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.   So … Continue reading

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Creve Coeur Photo Red Light Ordinance Upheld

The Eastern District Court of Appeals for Missouri recently handed proponents of photo red light ordinances a significant victory in their effort to reduce serious accidents at intersections controlled by traffic lights in a case involving the City of Creve … Continue reading

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Is the St. Louis Red Light Camera Ordinance Valid?

Stop the red light cameras was the message delivered by Judge Neill in his opinion holding that the St. Louis red light camera ordinance was invalid on the grounds that there was no state enabling legislation. Judge Neill, after finding for … Continue reading

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