• Red Light Cameras: Sticks to Script

3.27.08
Guy W. Midkiff

One of the aspects of getting the public to accept Red Lights Cameras is the importance of the “script.” This is a carefully crafted document developed by the Red Light Camera companies to make sure the sheep are all herded in the proper direction. And thanks to the power of the internet, it isn’t very difficult proving my point.

Take for example the new page on the City of Washington Website where they developed a FAQ page. There you will see, literally, the script they use where no attempt is even made to change the propaganda:

Exhibit A, City of Washington:

What is a Red-light Camera Enforcement Program?

This is a traffic safety program in which a city uses a state-of-the-art digital camera and violation detection system installed at intersections for the purpose of decreasing the number of red-light runners and reducing collisions.

Exhibit B, City of Phoenix (notice uncanny similarities):

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

AUTOMATED RED LIGHT CAMERA ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM

Q:  What is a Red Light Camera Enforcement Program?

A: This is a traffic safety program in which a city utilizes state-of-the-art digital camera and violation detection system installed at intersections for the purpose of decreasing the number of red-light runners and reducing collisions.

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