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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 […]

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 […]