Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Pima County Shuts Down Its Speed Cameras

Posted By and on Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 1:30 PM

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The Pima County Board of Supervisors has pulled the plug on the 11 speed cameras scattered around town. (A full list of them is after the jump).

The supes followed the advice of Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry, who said the cameras were ineffective because were just slowing down for the cameras and then speeding up.

Supervisor Ray Carroll, who has long been opposed to the cameras, said that photo-radar enforcement is not a satisfactory substitute for flesh-and-blood deputies on patrol for speeders.

The city of Tucson still has cameras at intersections to nab people who run red lights or speed, and two vans that move around to bust speeders.

The cameras that came down:

Nogales Highway and Hermans Road (Near Raytheon & Desert Diamond Casino)
Two cams on LaCholla, north of River Road and south of River Road
Two cams on Valencia, one near Wilmot Road & one near Camino de la Tierra
Ina Road east of First Avenue
Swan Road south of Sunrise Road
River Road east of Hacienda del Sol
Alvernon Way between Ajo & Irvington roads
Ruthrauff Road near Romero Road
Mission Road south of Irvington Road

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