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It's a 60-40 split between camera company and the municipalities.........
By:  P. Briscoe (Non running-dog anti-imperial anti-Bush unapologist name-changer; 22465)
Posted on: 12-04-2018 08:26.
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Just last summer I probably ran up $20 or more in tolls on the Denver-Boulder turnpike because they removed traditional toll gates and went with a license plate camera/scanner. I didn't realize that they had made the switch because it was so recent--the old infrastructure for the toll plaza was still in place. I was prepared to stop to get ticket but then I saw that the toll booths were in the process of being torn down. There was some vague signage that pointed to a web site or an app to register license plate but traffic was too heavy for me to deal with that so I just drove the entire tollway without paying. In fact, once I saw that the toll booths were gone, it was clearly my intention NOT to pay. LOL.

I was driving a rental. The company I rented it from never contacted me later, so who knows what happened. Maybe the new system wasn't fully implemented.

I think because the school bus violations involve children they are impossible to contest or have fines reduced.

So it could be that it's a money making scam and school bus drivers are getting kickbacks from the camera companies.

If that's true, I don't blame the drivers for trying to make some bucks on the side. Not like they get paid very much to be entrusted with the safety of hundreds of children daily in vehicles that don't even require seat restraints. LOL

Edited by P. Briscoe at 12/4/2018 8:30:44 AM