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3:17 am on Thursday November 15, 2012

Planning continues for video cameras on Beaufort school buses (Update: Cameras are going up)

Flickr user bsabarnowl Update November 15: After earning approval in October, the plan to install cameras on school buses is underway this week with the cameras being installed on several buses. Officials hope that installation will be completed by...
7:16 am on Sunday January 29, 2012

Report locks the gate for traffic cameras to catch speeders in S.C.

Flickr user Elvis Pepin It looks like South Carolina's roads are set to stay free of speed-ticket cameras. As required by the mid-2011 law that largely banned traffic cameras in South Carolina and dismantled Ridgeland's public-private traffic...
4:18 am on Thursday November 3, 2011

In wake of iTraffic ban, study on traffic cameras in South Carolina coming (Update: What study?)

Flickr user Wessex Archaeology Update: The court case against the traffic cameras has been dismissed, but the debate won't have a hope of being over until the comission completes it's study. That study was due on November 1 — and the group has yet...
6:34 am on Wednesday October 19, 2011

Case dismissed in Ridgeland traffic camera saga

Flickr user woodleywonderworks The long debate iTraffic camera's that issued speeding tickets on Ridgeland's domain of I-95 largely ended when the Legislature banned the traffic cameras, but a lawsuit was still working its way through the court. But...
5:22 am on Sunday July 31, 2011

What do red-light cameras in Los Angeles have to do with Ridgeland?

Flickr user csb13 The Los Angeles City Counci last week decided to shut down its red-light traffic camera system when it was determined the program was losing $1.5 million a year. You see the L.A. courts weren't forcing people who had the video...
9:40 am on Tuesday July 12, 2011

Are cameras bound for downtown Beaufort and Waterfront Park? (update: A bit more on the tourism front)

Flickr user zigazou76 Updated July 12: Well maybe this whole tourism/DMO thing isn't going to be that easy after all.  In his weekly email blast Mayor Billy Keyserling drew a comparison between a recent analysis of funding of the city's police and...
1:48 am on Sunday June 26, 2011

iTraffic: Class action traffic camera lawsuit should be dismissed

Flickr user woodleywonderworks While the iTraffic-Ridgeland traffic camera enforcement on I-95 is dead following a new state law (and pending revival from a new state study), the legal battle continues in the courts. At play is still the meandering...
1:44 am on Saturday June 25, 2011

In wake of iTraffic ban, study on traffic cameras in South Carolina coming

Image by Flickr user Wessex Archaeology While the new law that banned traffic cameras in South Carolina was much talked about, there was a second large part of the bill that was overlooked by most* that calls for a study to be done on the...
3:39 am on Wednesday June 22, 2011

In wake of iTraffic ban, study on traffic cameras in South Carolina coming

While the new law that banned traffic cameras in South Carolina was much talked about, there was a second large part of the bill that was overlooked by most* that calls for a study to be done on the effectiveness of electronic enforcement. (*In fact...
3:01 am on Sunday June 19, 2011

Bill to block Ridgeland traffic camera to be signed by Haley, study to be conducted (update: law)

Flickr user Horia Varlan A double stop signal. Update June 19: A quick update to note that Gov. Nikki Haley signed the bill on Friday. And with that, the iTraffic-Ridgeland traffic camera operation is dead. The only hope for the system are the...

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