States where speed cameras are banned

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  1. Offcamber

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  3. JimVonBaden

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    I prefer speed camers to cops. No points and I don't have to deal with the attitude! Besides. speed camera locations are generally known and advertised.

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    PS I do not dislike cops, or disrespect them. The same is not always true of them to me. :shog
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    I agree.

    I hate being hassled. Last time I got pulled over for speeding (about a year ago) the cop asked when I got my last speeding ticket. Told him it's been over 15 years and he replied..."I've never gotten a speeding ticket", and walked away.
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    Well, I'd rather make the state work for it....if they want to pull me over and contribute to the road tax they can pay a Trooper to do it. Some places moves the cameras around so you don't know where they will be. I'll take my chances with a cop over a machine. The last 3 times I have gotten pulled over I got let go with a warning. Cameras just issue the ticket....I'll take a few minutes by the side of the road and get let go than a bill in the mail....

    Many of the bans also ban the use of GPS or cell phones for tracking speed and issuing tickets....cameras are the first step...pretty soon you won't be able to go one mile over or your own vehicle will rat you out.
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    I'm with you. Got pulled over for 73 in a 55 and the cop was so grateful that I pulled over for him, he let me off with a warning. I was on a GS..... LOL

    In the States with cameras, cops won't pull you over for speeding?!
    Thought so. With no cams, you only have to worry about cops, not cops AND cameras.
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    Apparently some law makers are crazy too since they put verbiage in the law to negate that very use...

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    Are they protecting us from themselves? Makes no sense unless they are as paranoid of the government, themselves, as you are. :norton

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    You call it paranoia I call it upholding the constitution and defending personal freedoms...:deal

    NH has a long history of doing just that....
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    The constitution IS the law, so why write one to cover what already exists? Paranoia and a waste of government resources when there are real issues that are left untended, same with the fed!:deal

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    Ok now I think your just argues for argument sake.....but last time I checked GPS's and cell phones weren't in the constitutions specifically so yes laws do need to be made so that there is no gray areas.

    I would agree many laws are made to justify the lawmakers job but not all....
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    I'd rather the state pay the Trooper to do more important tasks,,,,, like actually care about the fact that my house got robbed a few months ago.

    It's been my experience with traffic cameras that they are clearly marked. The ones that are stationary have signs stating so. And even the same in areas where they are in different places daily. There are always signs stating "Photo Enforcement Area"
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    Of course not, cops do not ticket other cops. You should have seen what my ex brother in law got away with.

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    Ever go to Phoenix?
    a few years ago I was heading there. Had I not been an upstanding model citizen, I might have been caught by the ford explorers they had parked on the side of I10 with tall masts and cameras out the sunroof... or the banks of what looks like water standoffs that were cameras, All in all, I would have been caught about 12 times in the course of 2 hours. Lucky for those who don't behave as I do (I'm always 3 under the limit :evil ), AZ considers a speeding ticket a summons and a summons must be served to be valid. I hear they don't even bother mailing them out of state now :deal

    Crap, just realized I'm going back to AZ next month. :eek1
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    Some of those states may not use them. But i know in CT at least one town has them.
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