red light cameras http://apr.org en Ala. City Uses 1 Camera To Issue 784 Traffic Fines http://apr.org/post/ala-city-uses-1-camera-issue-784-traffic-fines <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The City of Tuscaloosa has used a traffic monitoring camera to issue more than 780 citations in the past three months.</p><p>The Tuscaloosa News reports 784 citations were issued between Sept. 1 and Nov. 30 to drivers who ran a red light at the intersection of 15th Street and Sixth Avenue.</p><p>Drivers are fined $110. City Hall keeps $70 of each fine and $30 is given to Gatso USA Inc., the company hired to install and monitor the camera. The remaining $10 is given to the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center.</p> Sun, 08 Dec 2013 17:42:52 +0000 The Associated Press 42911 at http://apr.org Ala. City Uses 1 Camera To Issue 784 Traffic Fines Grace Period Ends For Tuscaloosa Red-Light Runners http://apr.org/post/grace-period-ends-tuscaloosa-red-light-runners <p></p><p>Authorities say that after a month long grace period, motorists caught by red-light cameras in Tuscaloosa will now be fined for each violation.</p><p>Fines of $110 began Sunday, as September began. Violators caught on camera in August received warning tickets.</p><p>Tuscaloosa police Sgt. Brent Blankley said the only camera installed and active is at 15th Street and Sixth Avenue East/Dr. Edward Hillard Drive.</p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 21:26:48 +0000 The Associated Press 37125 at http://apr.org Grace Period Ends For Tuscaloosa Red-Light Runners 533 Citations in 1 Month From Opelika Cameras http://apr.org/post/533-citations-1-month-opelika-cameras <p>Red light cameras in Opelika generated more than 500 citations in the first full month.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Mayor Gary Fuller says 794 warnings were issued in April when the cameras started being used and motorists were getting used to them. The grace period ended when May started, and 533 citations were issued that month. He said June figures aren't complete, but he expects about 300 for the month.<br> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:13:58 +0000 The Associated Press 33703 at http://apr.org 533 Citations in 1 Month From Opelika Cameras