Political Bites: Speed Cameras

Photo-enforcement cameras are due to be shut off July 15 on Valley freeways. Should the program be revived or the cameras left off for good?

Automating the enforcement of laws by non-humans is dangerous ground. It starts to set in motion the erosion of “due process” we often take for granted. Increased revenue and more conscience drivers are wonderful, but not at the expense of eroding our liberties.