Date: Friday, May 1, 2009, 2:02 AM
PRESS RELEASE The installation of the Red Light Cameras is
and they are active and operational as of May 1, 2009 at 0001
minute after midnight). The intersections with the red light
are: 1) Wilma Rudolph/Trenton Rd; 2) Wilma Rudolph/I-24; and 3)
Campbell Blvd/Gate 3.
Even though the cameras are operational, the entire month of May
constitute a warning period for drivers. The cameras will record
red light violation and the registered owner of the vehicle will
mailed a Warning Notice of Violation (citation), but there will
fine assessed or action required by the vehicle owner.
Beginning June 1, 2009, any Notice of Violation received by the
registered owner must be responded to by paying the fine
requesting the case be heard by a judge. If the case is heard by
judge and the person is found guilty it will cost $135.70.
We want to reiterate what is considered running a red light. The
vehicle must enter the intersection after the light has already
turned RED. The intersection is defined and generally marked
solid white stop bar on each road entering an intersection.
yellow light or the light turning red while a person's vehicle
trapped in an intersection awaiting an opportunity to turn (e.g.
waiting to turn left) will not register as a red light
Also, if a right turn on red is allowed at an intersection, the
vehicle operator must come to a complete stop at the solid white
bar, before making the turn. A complete stop means total