New Reason to Dread the Mailbox

According to the Kingsport Times-News, in their first 10 days of operation Mount Carmel’s speed enforcement cameras caught an average of slightly more than 23 violations per day, although not all of those would have resulted in a speeding ticket.


As of April 10, the cameras had caught 232 speeders. However, when Mount Carmel police reviewed the citation photos they only approved 153 of those to be mailed out as warning citations.

Mount Carmel Police Chief Jeff Jackson said a variety of “flaws” — mainly technical glitches — resulted in the other 79 potential violations being rejected.

More here.

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