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Red light cameras are a great example of over enforcement leading to massive pushback.
And then there's the fact that they appear to *increase* accidents at the intersections where they are placed. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/03/AR2005100301844.html
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