at least they're not doing things like this to take money off motorists...

http://thatslifeinthecity.blogspot.c...le-to-red.html

Florida law prohibits local governments from using images from cameras mounted at intersections to issue traffic tickets, but some cities have found a loophole.

More jurisdictions are considering mounting cameras and issuing civil infractions instead of traffic tickets, which can impact a person's driving record and insurance costs.

Two Florida cities, Gulf Breeze in the Panhandle and Apopka in the center of the state, already issue civil fines for anyone caught by a traffic camera running a red light.

...so they're not allowed cameras for traffic tickets, so they find a new crime to get the person for