Brick Township Officials said they were in the process of shutting down its red light camera pilot program even prior to the bribery implications about program that hit the news media last week. However, making up for an estimated $640,000 annually in lost revenue is no easy feat.
The August edition of Ask The Governor found Gov. Chris Christie talking about how ready New Jersey is for the next big storm, a court ruling about texting, the continuing controversy over red light cameras and Light Up New Jersey, Townsquare Media New Jersey's commemoration of the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.
Here are the video highlights:
From the day they first went up in Brick and in towns throughout New Jersey they've been controversial. Red light cameras. Are they keeping us safe or just an easy way for townships to make money? As that debate continues, some motorists that got ticketed may be getting some money back.
Motorists ticketed by New Jersey's red-light cameras last year moved closer to getting some of their money back Wednesday, with the filing of an amended settlement agreement in a lawsuit filed against the company that installs and operates the cameras.
As soon as it began, New Jersey's red light camera pilot program was controversial. Those who supported it claimed it helped to improve safety, while critics said it was nothing more than a way for cash-strapped municipalities to generate income.
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