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Oregon Man Fined $500 for Challenging Timing on Red-Light Cameras

Oregon Man Fined $500 for Challenging Timing on Red-Light Cameras

By Melissa Quinn Mats Jarlstrom’s trouble all began with a red-light camera. In April 2013, Jarlstrom’s wife, Laurie, received a ticket after driving her Volkswagen through an intersection in Beaverton, Oregon, that was equipped with a traffic camera. His wife paid the fine, but the timing of the traffic lights at the intersection piqued Jarlstrom’s […]

Red Light Traffic Camera—Scammers busy in Thousand Oaks

Red Light Traffic Camera—Scammers busy in Thousand Oaks

Scammers have been busy pretending to be police officer’s by defrauding residents out of thousands of dollars by employing the red light scam. Recently, pharmacy several Thousand Oaks residents have been contacted by phone claiming their photograph was captured while failing to stop for a red light at an intersection. The suspect tells the victim […]

California Supreme Court rules you cannot challenge red-light camera ticket

California Supreme Court rules you cannot challenge red-light camera ticket

Challenging a red-light ticket on constitutional and due process grounds just became more difficult thanks to the California Supreme Court. In a recent ruling (California v. Goldsmith) the court concluded that red-light camera evidence does not constitute hearsay, which is defined as second-hand evidence about a statement made by a person. The court also ruled […]