Red Light Camera Revenue to Be Donated to Charities?
In the city of Murrieta, where residents have accused officials of installing red light cameras "to make a quick buck," revenue from the tickets the cameras generate could soon get turned over to local charities, according to the Press-Enterprise. Though tickets can cost around $400 for the driver, after deducting fees to the state, county, and for administrative costs, Murrieta actually doesn't make all that much--around $30 per citation. Last week their mayor, Randon Lane, said the city would be looking in to donating that revenue. Not likely this would happen in Los Angeles--where the City is in need of some charity of its own!