Activist Calls On Aldermen To Roll Back Changes To Rules That Lowered Speeding Threshold For Tickets From Chicago Speed CamerasA community activist is calling on Chicago alderman to roll back the changes to traffic camera rules that lowered the speed threshold for getting a ticket.
Sam Royko's Car Was Stolen By Carjackers In January; He Just Got A $100 Speed Camera Ticket From After The HeistRoyko just got the final determination basically saying he has to pay the ticket. Talk about adding insult to injury.
Ald. Anthony Beale Calls For City Council To Return Threshold For Speed Camera Tickets To 10 MPHBeale has introduced a proposal to end the ticketing of drivers going 6 mph to 9 mph over the limit, and to resume ticketing only drivers exceeding the speed limit by 10 mph or more.
City To Begin Enforcing New Lower Threshold For Speed Camera Tickets On March 1, After 44-Day Grace PeriodMayor Lori Lightfoot's office said the city will begin issuing warnings to drivers caught on speed cameras going 6 to 9 mph over the limit on Jan. 15. Starting March 1, the city will start issuing $35 tickets.
Data: Chicago's Expressway Sees The Most High-Speed TicketsThe number of high-speed tickets issued on Lake Shore jumped to more than 4,300 last year, up from more than 500 in 2014.
Driver Accuses City Of Illegally Issuing Speed Camera Tickets On Non-School DaysA Chicago motorist has filed a lawsuit demanding millions of dollars in refunds for tickets issued by school zone speed cameras on days when classes were not in session.
Proposed Law Would Let Drivers 'Sign And Go' For SpeedingLegislation being considered by lawmakers in Springfield would allow drivers to keep their licenses in hand after getting speeding tickets.
Jefferson Park Speed Cameras To Start Issuing TicketsThe cameras were placed at 5471 W. Higgins Ave. last month, and have been issuing warnings since then.
City To Install First Speed Cameras Near 4 ParksSpecial cameras will begin issuing warnings to speeders near four city parks as early as late next week. Actual ticketing won't be far behind.
Lawmakers Approve Speed Cameras For ChicagoState lawmakers have approved legislation to allow the city of Chicago to use cameras to catch speeders near city schools and parks.