School zone traffic cameras

A recent story I wrote takes up the issue of school zone traffic cameras in the city of Dunwoody, Ga.

“The traffic study conducted for Dunwoody in early 2020 found 2,319 speeding violations in three school zones in one day. The number reflects only those vehicles traveling 10 miles per hour or more over the speed limit in the school zones.”

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Georgia General Assembly adjourned this spring without addressing an issue important to Dunwoody police, the matter of using cameras to cite school zone speeders.

Senate Bill 183 would have removed part of the permitting process needed to install automated traffic enforcement safety devices, or speeding detection cameras, in school zones.

Read the full story.

A 1957/8 Optima Elite 3 was used to write most of this story. A product of East Germany, this machine provides a sharp, snappy experience perfect when the hands and brain are in full motion.

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