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Motionless Driver Gets Ticketed For Speeding
Political Outcast ^ | December 14, 2012 | Philip Hodges

Posted on 12/14/2012 9:13:10 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Speeding tickets generate revenue for the city or county in which they’re issued. If the police department is low on revenue, they’ll set up a speed trap on a busy road and lie in wait for the non-violent speed violators. If the city is really desperate, they’ll invest in a speed camera system that will be distributed around the city and send citations to the registered owners of the alleged speeding vehicles. And if they’re still not happy with the money they’re making, they’ll start issuing speeding tickets to people who aren’t even speeding.

In Baltimore, Maryland, they’ve generated over $48 million in revenue in the past three years since they implemented their speed camera system. But from all the 1.7 million citations issued, there were bound to be some faulty tickets.

One Baltimore driver was parked at a red light, and the two photos on the speeding citation that he received in the mail clearly show his car not moving at all. He even saw the video of when the camera snapped the pictures, and his car was motionless. Yet he got a ticket for going 38mph in a 25mph zone.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: 2012; baltimore; corruption; fraud; govtabuse; knuckleheads; racketeering; rapeofliberty; redlightcamera; revenooers; revenuers; scameras; speedcameras; speeding; tickets; tyranny
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1 posted on 12/14/2012 9:13:20 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ...

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


2 posted on 12/14/2012 9:14:54 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Maryland “Freak State” ....

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Merry-land......
.....again... [grooooannnn]

3 posted on 12/14/2012 9:21:10 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Overwhelm the system. Fight every ticket. Every single one. I recently beat a DC red light camera ticket.


4 posted on 12/14/2012 9:21:29 AM PST by cyclotic ( Obama's golden halo is really just a rusted hubcap)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

The city of St. Petersburg, FL recently released statistics showing that red light cameras actually INCREASE accidents at intersections.

They won’t pay any attention to this, I’m sure.


5 posted on 12/14/2012 9:21:29 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: cyclotic
Overwhelm the system. Fight every ticket. Every single one. I recently beat a DC red light camera ticket.

Better yet,destroy the cameras. Time to take down the police state tactics. This crap is getting way out of hand.

6 posted on 12/14/2012 9:25:20 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Years ago, the City of Philadelphia, used to send out parking tickets to people all over the state who had never even been in Philly or at least had never had their cars parked there. They sent out so many that it caught the attention of state authorities who forced them to back off from that scam.


7 posted on 12/14/2012 9:33:20 AM PST by Ditto
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To: unixfox

Here in MD, they had to install a camera to watch the speed camera.

Someone else attacked a mobile camera and disappeared into the woods.


8 posted on 12/14/2012 9:34:19 AM PST by cyclotic ( Obama's golden halo is really just a rusted hubcap)
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To: unixfox

Here in MD, they had to install a camera to watch the speed camera.

Someone else attacked a mobile camera and disappeared into the woods.


9 posted on 12/14/2012 9:34:19 AM PST by cyclotic ( Obama's golden halo is really just a rusted hubcap)
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To: unixfox

I agree with unifox. The most American I’ve ever felt was standing at the Berlin wall thinking, “We would never stand for this in the US — ordinary people would mess it up constantly just on principle.” Where did folks like “Cool Hand Luke” go?


10 posted on 12/14/2012 9:37:59 AM PST by thanatz
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To: unixfox

They make high powered air guns for a reason after all...


11 posted on 12/14/2012 9:46:52 AM PST by drbuzzard (All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Minority Report.

The driver probably intended to speed after the light turned green.

-PJ

12 posted on 12/14/2012 9:52:56 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Exactly. If he can’t prove he wasn’t thinking that, double his fine.


13 posted on 12/14/2012 9:54:55 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
And if they’re still not happy with the money they’re making, they’ll start issuing speeding tickets to people who aren’t even speeding.

I just paid a $165 fine for sitting in bumper to bumper traffic holding my cell in front of me on speaker phone.

14 posted on 12/14/2012 9:58:59 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Maryland - a very democrat state. That explains it all.


15 posted on 12/14/2012 11:05:24 AM PST by I want the USA back
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"One Baltimore driver was parked at a red light,..."

Parked at a red light??? Doesn't he mean, STOPPED? Reporters, bah!

16 posted on 12/14/2012 11:36:22 AM PST by jackibutterfly (Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth. :-))
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To: jackibutterfly
As if more proof is needed...Maryland is THE Freak State.
17 posted on 12/14/2012 12:08:02 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: rarestia
The city of St. Petersburg, FL recently released statistics showing that red light cameras actually INCREASE accidents at intersections.

They won’t pay any attention to this, I’m sure.

Why would they?
It's not about safety or the law, it's all about revenue!

Going after criminals is dangerous business, fat lady cops can get hurt.
Better to catch your mom going 28 in a 25 and cash in!

18 posted on 12/14/2012 12:10:40 PM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Bon mots
it's all about revenue!

Not so much true here in FL. According to St. Pete city council, they paid $900,000 for the system and only made $600,000 in the first year. They missed revenue expectations by quite a large margin.

19 posted on 12/14/2012 12:27:00 PM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

He was going nowhere fast!


20 posted on 12/14/2012 12:31:37 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Fought one of these in Tx ... and won.

Know the law, there are exceptions e.g. road conditions incl. heavy rain, snow, sleet etc ... but you’ll have to attend a ‘session’ with the hearing officer, so bring a friend to observe. Dress like lawyers (or at least engineers and ONLY address the facts.)


21 posted on 12/14/2012 12:33:24 PM PST by _Jim (Conspiracy theories are the favored tools of the weak-minded.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I got one of those - cost me $40 for going 68 in a construction zone where there was no construction at all! But then I figured - hell if its only $40 might as well keep going 80 along with all the other cars on the interstate!

My Electra Glide has the license plate tucked up under the tour pack so tight that even human toll takers can’t see it. Every time I cross into Canada the people at the border crossing have to come out of the booth to see my plate! And I KNOW I have passed speed cameras at well over the speed limit on my Harley, and even saw it flash, yet haven’t seen a ticket yet!


22 posted on 12/14/2012 1:40:57 PM PST by msrngtp2002 (Just my opinion.)
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To: msrngtp2002

Maybe they see it’s a Harley, and they don’t want to mess with you. :-)


23 posted on 12/14/2012 2:02:11 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: rarestia

Not so much true here in FL. According to St. Pete city council, they paid $900,000 for the system and only made $600,000 in the first year. They missed revenue expectations by quite a large margin.
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If the city cleared $600k the camera company made $1.8M ,, don’t you worry they’ll shorten the yellows just enough to get deep into the black on the camera revenue... besides the cameras last more than a year...


24 posted on 12/14/2012 2:57:10 PM PST by Neidermeyer
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To: hal ogen

As if more proof is needed...Maryland is THE Freak State.

HAHAHahahahaha (John Waters)


25 posted on 12/14/2012 3:08:28 PM PST by Peet (Alles hat ein Ende nur die Wurst zwei hat. (Monroe in "Grimm"))
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To: rarestia

Most people pay off a house that cost 1/3 of that in 30 years, they will pay off that system in 1 1/2


26 posted on 12/14/2012 4:52:36 PM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Peet

27 posted on 12/14/2012 10:05:45 PM PST by Neidermeyer
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To: unixfox

I was thinking the same thing. We will have to become bolder and begin underground resistance. There is no way we can prevail against a propaganda state. Therefore it is non-violent guerilla warfare


28 posted on 12/20/2012 10:16:33 PM PST by plain talk
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