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Someone said they need the front plate for red light cameras. Here by vote of the people, we have outlawed red light cameras. The system Tucson had contracted for provided only still pictures and often resulted in a ticket for people who started a left turn on green and then got trapped in the intersection for a condition beyond their control. All there was for the court was the picture of them in the intersection with the red light = guilty. So by initiative they were removed. They also outlawed speed cameras. FYI the company that provided the system was also located in Arizona.
 

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Red light cameras or speed cameras or toll cameras use the rear plates, lots of people would opt out of the front plate If they had a chance And some will prohibit the dealer from drilling the front bumper During PDI. I don’t see why it’s a big deal not to have a front plate, plate scanners will pick up anything.
Alonso it looks like California is or was testing a digital plate a couple of years back
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Someone said they need the front plate for red light cameras. Here by vote of the people, we have outlawed red light cameras. The system Tucson had contracted for provided only still pictures and often resulted in a ticket for people who started a left turn on green and then got trapped in the intersection for a condition beyond their control. All there was for the court was the picture of them in the intersection with the red light = guilty. So by initiative they were removed. They also outlawed speed cameras. FYI the company that provided the system was also located in Arizona.
While they were used for red light cameras, they are used more here for tolling. While there has been a huge push for toll tags to pay bridge tolls as they remove toll takers and make tolling automated, for people who don't get the toll tags, front photos are taken and invoices are sent to the registered vehicle owners.
 

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front photos are taken and invoices are sent to the registered vehicle owners.
While driving in Colorado, being from out of state (car only has a rear plate), accidentally got on a toll road. Only drove on it till the next exit. A month later, got a bill. So Colorado has figured out how to get the photo of the rear of the car.
 

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While they were used for red light cameras, they are used more here for tolling. While there has been a huge push for toll tags to pay bridge tolls as they remove toll takers and make tolling automated, for people who don't get the toll tags, front photos are taken and invoices are sent to the registered vehicle owners.
After COVID-19, the local bridges stopped having toll collectors. Signs announced that a bill will be mailed for the tolls.
 

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Someone said they need the front plate for red light cameras. Here by vote of the people, we have outlawed red light cameras. The system Tucson had contracted for provided only still pictures and often resulted in a ticket for people who started a left turn on green and then got trapped in the intersection for a condition beyond their control. All there was for the court was the picture of them in the intersection with the red light = guilty. So by initiative they were removed. They also outlawed speed cameras. FYI the company that provided the system was also located in Arizona.
Interesting... from what I understand, a "proper" red light camera would either record video or take multiple photos showing the red light running vehicle behind the line while the light was red and beyond the line slightly later during the same red light phase.
 

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Unfortunately the ones in Tucson did not have video or multi photos. That would have solved the issue. FYI Ohio just joined 19 other states that do not require a front plate. See link.
 
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