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  • Joe Scott says his Global Positioning System software helps warn drivers of about speed traps and red-light cameras, such as the one at Michigan Avenue at Trinity, or the Third Street tunnel to Interstate 395. Mr. Scott says his software will "help GPS owners to legally avoid unjust traffic tickets." (Peter Lockley/The Washington Times)

    EDITORIAL: Rebooting the red-light-camera cash grab

    Northern Virginia's streets are set to become more dangerous as a new law takes effect enhancing the profitability of red-light-camera schemes. The robotic ticket machines are already flashing in Arlington and Alexandria, but Arlington next month will become the first northern jurisdiction to issue tickets. Based on the program's dismal results from 1999 to 2005, there will be more people, not fewer, in area hospitals and more cars in body shops.

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