Tickets issued by red light and speed cameras wouldn't be assessed to a person's driving record under a new bill
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Tickets issued by red light and speed cameras wouldn't be assessed to a person's driving record under a new bill

Date: February 19, 2014
By: Steven Anthony
State Capitol Bureau

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Drivers would not be assessed points on their driving record for getting a red light or speed camera ticket under a new Senate bill
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Wrap: The bill introduced by Sen. Brian Munzlinger would prohibit the Department of Revenue from assessing points on a person's driving record if they were issued a red light or speed camera ticket.

Munzlinger says the bill is necessary and says speed cameras will only be allowed in certain places.

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Description: Those cameras will only be allowed in three places: in school zones during school hours only, in construction zones only when workers are present, and travel safe zones.

There was no opposition to the bill and the committee took no action on the bill.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Steven Anthony, NewsRadio 1120 KMOX.  

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Missouri senators tout new bill to curb the red light camera controversy.
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Wrap: Under a new bill, the Department of Revenue would not assess points to a person's driving record if they are caught committing a violation by a red light or speed camera.

The bill was introduced by Republican Senator Brian Munzlinger and he said it is a good middle-of-the-road bill.

Transportation Committee chairman Senator Mike Kehoe says the process to implement a red light camera is already strict.

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Description: It is... Sounds to me like it's a strict standard that municipalities really have to make sure that they qualify for... before they implement.

The committee took no immediate action on the bill.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Steven Anthony, NewsRadio 1120 KMOX.


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