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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Just don't pay them, they don't do anything to you. No problems with taxes, renewing plates or DL. It's all a joke. If everyone would shred them they would go away.



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    No you won't.
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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    I was reading an article about how difficult it is to protest these tickets in Cedar Rapids which the city was doing on purpose so people would just pay the fine instead of trying to fight them.

    Edit: I don't know if it is still that way or they have changed it to make it easier to protest. The article came out a little after the cameras came out.
    Whatever it takes to make it unworkable and expensive for the county, I would do, including buying everything possible in another county, or online. Leaders represent the wishes of those who elected them. If Polk County businesses wish for this kind of crap, they can do without my business.



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    I heard if you go fast enough the cameras can't see you.



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    I heard if you go fast enough the cameras can't see you.
    This is true.



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Quote Originally Posted by ArgentCy View Post
    One mph over the limit is a joke and would never hold up in court.
    This is all you need to know. Last I heard, automakers only have to be accurate to +/- 3mph so there is no way that that anyone can get away with enforcing that.

    Oh, and for the record, I will no longer go anywhere near Windor Heights and I am sure I am not the only one. If you own a business in Windsor Heights, you are getting screwed here.



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Its a joke that Windsor Heights wants these up on 235. Not only do they barely have any mileage on 235, but the DOT has told them it wont make anything safer there. In fact, id think adding a mobile camera will just add clutter to the area which will be more dangerous rather than less. And i dont really see a speed danger in that area anyways. The main problem is too many ramps there, but i don't see WH pushing to remove one.

    WH is quite possibly the worst suburb in the city in regards to speed limit enforcement. They set the limits too low on university so that is unusable, and now they want to jam up another area in the city.

    Its too bad gronstal decided to unilaterally block the ban, despite bipartisan support for banning these cash grabs.



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    As long as it isn't a mobile one....that mother ****** has gotten me twice already.



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Just don't pay them, they don't do anything to you. No problems with taxes, renewing plates or DL. It's all a joke. If everyone would shred them they would go away.
    Until the city hands over the unpaid fines to debt collectors. Have fun with them.



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    They will not issue tickets for 1mph over. That is just the media trying to stir up emotions so they can make more money.



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ry4Cy View Post
    As long as it isn't a mobile one....that mother ****** has gotten me twice already.
    Do you want me to break the bad news to you now or later?



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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ry4Cy View Post
    As long as it isn't a mobile one....that mother ****** has gotten me twice already.
    Article headline:
    Polk supervisors approve ordinance, clear way for mobile speed cameras in March




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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    The cameras are planned to move around along Polk’s rural highways, especially surrounding the rural high schools, the sheriff said.




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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

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    Re: More speed cameras coming your way!

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    But do they cameras to watch the ones watching the cameras being damaged?
    Not when you shoot it from a distance for target practice.


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