Photo Radar Articles

Member of Anti-Photo Radar Group Charged

A member of the anti-photo radar group Wise Up Winnipeg has been charged after interfering with a photo radar unit. Winnipeg police arrested the man on Wednesday and have charged him with three counts of obstructing a peace officer. The group has been known to warn...

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Photo Radar Operator Threatened with Violence

A man has been charged for allegedly threatening the driver of a photo radar vehicle in the city's North End. Winnipeg police say on January 19, a man driving a Ford F-250 pickup truck pulled in front of a mobile photo enforcement vehicle in the area of McGregor...

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Data Shows Red-Light Cameras Making Roads Unsafe

Accidents are up 18% at intersections where red-light cameras are installed, according to newly-released data. The Winnipeg Sun broke the story on the shocking statistics late Wednesday, which back up the claim that the cameras are not for safety, but merely a cash...

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New Photo Radar Camera on Academy at Stafford

If you have a heavy foot, ease up on the gas pedal, because a new photo radar camera is now in effect. Winnipeg police have installed a new camera at the intersection of Academy Road and Stafford Street. The camera will begin snapping plate numbers this morning. The...

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New Photo Radar Camera at Erin and Sargent

By Sarah Klein View Larger Map Keep an eye on your speed during the rush hour commute home later today -- there's a new photo radar camera looking to ticket you. Winnipeg police said Monday a new safety/red light camera has been installed at the intersection of Erin...

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Cons of Photo Radar Discussed at Public Debate

By Brian Schultz Anti photo radar advocates will host a free public event today on why red light cameras and photo radar vans should be abolished in Manitoba. Recently, the state of Georgia put an end to their photo enforcement program and found accidents decreased...

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Group Rallies to Warn Motorists of Short Amber Lights

Group Rallies to Warn Motorists of Short Amber Lights

A few dozen supporters came together over the weekend at pro-safety rallies put on by WiseUpWinnipeg.com. The anti-photo radar group held up signs to warn drivers at two busy intersections to slow down and avoid getting a ticket. Organizers say the amber lights are...

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Anti-Photo Radar Group Holding Pro-Safety Rallies

By Brian Schultz An anti-photo radar group is holding two rallies this weekend to draw attention to the fact that amber lights at two Winnipeg intersections are shorter than the city's minimum of 4 seconds. WiseUpWinnipeg.com says that despite the lights being...

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Anti-Photo Radar Group Clashes with Police

By Brian Schultz A group that warns motorists of photo radar locations had a run-in with Winnipeg police Tuesday morning on Ness Avenue. Members of WiseUpWinnipeg.com had set up signs to warn motorists of an upcoming photo radar vehicle, but were warned by police that...

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Photo Radar on Bishop Grandin Still Confusing Motorists

A ChrisD.ca reader writes: I used to think that if you got a ticket from the photo radar you deserved it. I recently got one and was prepared to pay the price until I looked a little closer. In the picture taken there was no evidence of construction at all. My speed...

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