Go Back  The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum > BOATING FORUMS > Dockside Chat
Reload this Page >

Giving out tickets by camera yet?

Notices

Giving out tickets by camera yet?

Old 06-07-2011, 04:29 AM
  #1  
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Sailfish Capital & Black Hills SD
Posts: 16,007
Likes: 0
Received 517 Likes on 270 Posts
Default Giving out tickets by camera yet?

I blew a light the other day in Pensacola Beach. Saw two camera flashes, do you think I should be expecting a ticket in the mail?
Old 06-07-2011, 04:57 AM
  #2  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Amongst the FL fishies
Posts: 7,020
Received 1,264 Likes on 680 Posts
Default

Sometimes it takes a while, but it will come.
Old 06-07-2011, 05:13 AM
  #3  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 254
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

I got one behind a semi in Florida City on my way home from the Keys. I went to court and it was dropped, most are. No LEO even showed up.
Old 06-07-2011, 05:23 AM
  #4  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 2,447
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

I got one here in Louisiana. Speeding, to beat the red light naturally.....I spoke to my insurance carrier and they told me to throw it away.....it can't do anything to harm your driving record....it actually just effects your credit score. I don't intentionally get them but I am also no longer worried about them....kinda scares the shit outta you when those camera flashes go off eh?
Old 06-07-2011, 06:06 AM
  #5  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Clark's Hill Lake, & Savannah Ga
Posts: 728
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

U will get one. The first flash shows u behind the line and the light red. The second shows u acrooss the line with the Light red. Here in ga... u can't beat it. I could read the brand and make of tire on my truck at 35 mph
Old 06-07-2011, 06:17 AM
  #6  
Senior Member
 
Captain Willie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: HAAF
Posts: 25,434
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by ryan g View Post
U will get one. The first flash shows u behind the line and the light red. The second shows u acrooss the line with the Light red. Here in ga... u can't beat it. I could read the brand and make of tire on my truck at 35 mph
Hey Ryan--I am one of 2 Ga lawyers on this site. I no longer mess with traffic stuff--but, they can be beat. I would hope the other one chimes in--he is currently dealing with such issues. If he does--maybe he can give an overview of the current Ga law.

Government Camera Arrests (that is technically what they are) offend my understanding of the Constitution.
Old 06-07-2011, 06:20 AM
  #7  
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Sailfish Capital & Black Hills SD
Posts: 16,007
Likes: 0
Received 517 Likes on 270 Posts
Default

Wonderful.... F...k! Not having a good few days in that department, just got my first ticket Friday in a long time, for a law I didn't even know existed.... The 'move over law'. WTF? Sure enough, the very next rest area on the FL tpk there was a big azz sign warning about it.... DUHHHH. Trooper told me it was the law in 48 states...
Old 06-07-2011, 06:24 AM
  #8  
Senior Member
 
Captain Willie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: HAAF
Posts: 25,434
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Afishinado View Post
Wonderful.... F...k! Not having a good few days in that department, just got my first ticket Friday in a long time, for a law I didn't even know existed.... The 'move over law'. WTF? Sure enough, the very next rest area on the FL tpk there was a big azz sign warning about it.... DUHHHH. Trooper told me it was the law in 48 states...
So--your the one they are all complaining about!
Old 06-07-2011, 06:35 AM
  #9  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
PLEDGERPLEDGERPLEDGERPLEDGER
 
Snapper Head's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Republic of West Florida - the ORIGINAL lone star state
Posts: 17,809
Received 1,074 Likes on 477 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Capt.Willie View Post
Government Camera Arrests (that is technically what they are) offend my understanding of the Constitution.
x2.

Houston got rid of them.

Opened my mail one day to discover I was receiving a fine for violating the toll on some bridge going into WPB. Had the picture. Not my vehicle, same license plate but it was Fla, not MS. I was 6000 miles away from WPB on the day the violation occurred.

Fricken idjits.


Big Al
Old 06-07-2011, 06:41 AM
  #10  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: South Florida
Posts: 4,589
Likes: 0
Received 3 Likes on 3 Posts
Default

Fight It!!!! In Florida, if you show up, odds are they won't even call your name....just another money grabbing scam by the people we elected and pay to make our world better!!!

Last I heard, you are innocent until proven guilty, and how will they prove YOU were driving the car? Heaven help the dad with a couple of teenagers who borrow the family car on a regular basis. Now, if the ticket was for expired plates, ok, that is your responsibility. But criminal infractions??? Give me a *$%#$&^ break!!!!!
Old 06-07-2011, 06:52 AM
  #11  
Senior Member
 
Captain Willie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: HAAF
Posts: 25,434
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by John Malloy View Post
Fight It!!!! In Florida, if you show up, odds are they won't even call your name....just another money grabbing scam by the people we elected and pay to make our world better!!!

Last I heard, you are innocent until proven guilty, and how will they prove YOU were driving the car? Heaven help the dad with a couple of teenagers who borrow the family car on a regular basis. Now, if the ticket was for expired plates, ok, that is your responsibility. But criminal infractions??? Give me a *$%#$&^ break!!!!!
Old 06-07-2011, 07:28 AM
  #12  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: East Central Florida
Posts: 7,312
Likes: 0
Received 681 Likes on 320 Posts
Default

We have red light cameras in my town. They work and you will get a ticket.

I wish they were everywhere. You have no constitutional right to run a red light.

If you don't like having your picture taken when you run a red light, just quit running red lights.

Or stay off the road.
Old 06-07-2011, 07:32 AM
  #13  
Senior Member
 
Captain Willie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: HAAF
Posts: 25,434
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Seacat FL View Post
We have red light cameras in my town. They work and you will get a ticket.

I wish they were everywhere. You have no constitutional right to run a red light.

If you don't like them, stay off the road.
I don't run red lights. Have never been ticketed. I am over 50.

I do know that corruption exists in the companies that manage, control and profit from the system. Just ask WPB.

The Constitution is there to protect you FROM government.

The system is a scam.
Old 06-07-2011, 08:06 AM
  #14  
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Sailfish Capital & Black Hills SD
Posts: 16,007
Likes: 0
Received 517 Likes on 270 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Seacat FL View Post
We have red light cameras in my town. They work and you will get a ticket.

I wish they were everywhere. You have no constitutional right to run a red light.

If you don't like having your picture taken when you run a red light, just quit running red lights.

Or stay off the road.
Appreciated, appropriate, anticipated remark from one of the top azzholes on this site... I never said I had the right to run a light, I wasn't complaining, I deserve the ticket. I should have been paying closer attention and slammed on my brakes and stopped. I was just curious to see if they were acivated. Now you can go back to your kiddie porn site and play with yourself some more.
Old 06-07-2011, 08:07 AM
  #15  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Stuart, FL
Posts: 1,675
Likes: 0
Received 3 Likes on 3 Posts
Default

Mike

1. Thelma says you're a dumbass!

2. No road head. Pay attention.

3. How can this method of ticketing be legitimate when there is no evidence of who is driving the vehicle?
Old 06-07-2011, 08:26 AM
  #16  
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Central Jersey
Posts: 7,961
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default

No points on your record. These cameras are run by private companies, who do it for a piece of the action. It's just another profit-making scheme figured out by some clever entrepreneur. But beware! Some municipalities are fixing the game by decreasing the time the amber light is on. It's all about the money.
Old 06-07-2011, 08:30 AM
  #17  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Edgewater, Md
Posts: 213
Likes: 0
Received 11 Likes on 9 Posts
Default

In Maryland, if you don't pay the ticket or get it dismissed at a hearing you will not be allowed to renew the registration whenever that comes due so the advice the ins. company gave to throw it away will not work here.

The fines I have received and the accompaning pictures cleary showed the vehicle going through a red light. I did run those lights and I knew when I did it. Got my tickets, paid my fine and now I pay closer attention at the intersections.
Old 06-07-2011, 08:33 AM
  #18  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 506
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default

when I lived in Germany from 1982 ~ 1989. They were already in place. I got a ticket for running a red light in the mail. A picture from the front (that showed ME the driver) and one from behind, that showed the red light and my lic. plate. I gladly paid the fine, because I was drunker than drunk at the time. Had the police pulled me over, as an Americian civilian, it could have been MUCH worse, loss of an International drivers lic./ fines/ time in jail.........ect.
Jim
Old 06-07-2011, 08:38 AM
  #19  
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Sailfish Capital & Black Hills SD
Posts: 16,007
Likes: 0
Received 517 Likes on 270 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by PROFINITY View Post
Mike

1. Thelma says you're a dumbass!
I miss my co-pilot.... Tell her she's right and give her a big hug for me!
Old 06-07-2011, 08:45 AM
  #20  
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Central Jersey
Posts: 7,961
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default

Originally Posted by PROFINITY View Post

3. How can this method of ticketing be legitimate when there is no evidence of who is driving the vehicle?
The car's owner gets the ticket, not the driver (they can't prove who the driver is). That's why there are no points.

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.