Red Light Camera Program in Greenville, NC Struck Down

The state Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that Greenville North Carolina’s red-light camera program is unconstitutional because too little of the money it generates through penalties ends up with the local school system. An appellate panel decided unanimously that Greenville’s funding framework violates the state constitution’s directive that the “clear proceeds” of all fines collected must be “used exclusively for maintaining free public schools.”

Author: Mike Jackson