The followers of Dayton DUI on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ and loyal followers of this blog have listened to me complain about red-light cameras and speed cameras in Ohio for over three years. I have urged you to contact your local representatives and to let your opposition be known. We are now in the final push and our concerns are being heard!
With the return of the summer boating season, many people will soon be enjoying Ohio’s beautiful lakes and rivers. This is a reminder that Ohio is cracking down on captains who indulge in alcohol while on the water. Boating Under the Influence is illegal in Ohio. 2001 Sub. S.B. 123, eff. 1-1-04 sought to unify the drunk driving provisions with Ohio’s boating laws. O.R.C. 1547.11(A)(1) to O.R.C. 1547.11(A)(6) prohibit a person from operating or being in physical control of a [Read the full post. . .]
In Ohio, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle without a white light illuminating the rear registration plate. See O.R.C. 4513.05. This law is often used as a pretext for a traffic stop which allows the officer to come into contact with the motorist. Here is a full text of the law.
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4513.05 Tail lights and illumination of rear license plate.
(A) Every motor vehicle, trackless trolley, trailer, semitrailer, pole trailer, or vehicle which is being drawn at
We have often been asked about the procedure the City of Dayton employs to enforce its photo-enforcement scheme which encompasses both speed tickets and red-light tickets. Here, taken from the Dayton Public Safety Photo Enforcement page is the procedure that the city has adopted. If you need to speak to an attorney, we let you know how to contact us below.
View Video of Your Violation and Pay On-Line
If you receive a citation in the mail from the “SafeLight” [Read the full post. . .]
In 2003, the City of Dayton installed its first “SafeLight” public safety photo enforcement cameras to help reduce accidents at key intersections in the City by detecting vehicles running red lights. Today, 20 red light cameras are in use at 10 intersections.
Locations with SafeLight (Red Light) Public Safety Cameras:
- S. Smithville Rd. @ Patterson Rd.
- W. Third St. @ Edwin C. Moses Blvd.
- Troy St. @ Stanley Ave.
- Stanley Ave. @ Valley St.
- Third St. @ James H. McGee