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Do you believe Youngstown officials will expand traffic cameras to parts of the city besides school zones?

ChoicePercentVisualVotes
Yes27%
1156
No72%
3046
4202 total votes

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1Freeatlast(1991 comments)posted 1 year, 11 months ago

MMM do we have the freedom to not obey the law . WOW when did we get that .

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2djicey99(50 comments)posted 1 year, 11 months ago

If they do, they will kill businesses from growing throughout the city. It will stop people from coming into the city (Such as myself).
They tried cameras in Steubenville and failed. Not only did Steubenville have to take the cameras down, the city lost money.
When Youngstown officals do these studies, they base them off affluent citites, like Parma, and Columbus. Youngstown is more like Toledo and Steubenville. Honestly, I feel, if they install traffic cameras city wide, it will be the final "nail in the coffin" for the City of Youngstown.
Traffic Cameras will not stop murders.
But who in their right mind would stop at a red light on the East Side after dark even if a camera is posted!!!!!! ?????? LMAO

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3georgejeanie(892 comments)posted 1 year, 11 months ago

Traffic accidents have risen 44% in the Tampa/St petersburg Fl. area where red light cameras have been installed.So more problems after the cameras instralled, imagine that another government boondoggle

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4NoBS(2011 comments)posted 1 year, 11 months ago

Of course they'll expand the use of these cameras. They're all about moneymaking - they will not boost safety in school zones one iota. And claims that they stop crime and so on are flat out lies. Right in front of those cameras, you can drive on the sidewalk, you can wave guns or swords or any weapon around, point them at people - even use them to kill someone. You can deal drugs out of your car right in front of it. Hookers can hook right in front of it. As long as nobody speeds, it will sit there doing nothing.

Now, if you're driving, say, southbound in front of one of those cameras, and are in range of the camera while a northbound driver is speeding, how does it know which car in the photograph is speeding? It doesn't. Do both cars' owners get tickets?

All these things are is a way to extract more money from a taxed-out public.

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5golfnut(30 comments)posted 1 year, 11 months ago

This is like a poll question that would have been around in 1945... Do you think there will be TVs in every home eventually? Of course as time goes on more and more technology will be used to enforce laws, along with the creeping "big brother" attitude of government. Unfortunately most people want a nanny state to coddle us.

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6andersonathan(675 comments)posted 1 year, 11 months ago

if it is profitable then yes as many as the city needs then comes the GM exemption and then the other UAW made cars

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