SC: I-95 speed cameras draw lawsuit

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March 28, 2011
The Boston Globe    
Posted in News, PND News

"Surveillance cameras along Interstate 95 in this small South Carolina town have nabbed thousands of speeders. They also have attracted heated opposition from state lawmakers and sparked a federal court challenge. ... Ridgeland Mayor Gary Hodges said the cameras in his town about 20 miles north of the Georgia line do what they are designed to do: slow people down, reduce accidents and, most importantly, save lives. But lawmakers who want to unplug them contend the system is just a money-maker and amounts to unconstitutional selective law enforcement." (03/28/111)

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