Speed Cameras are for Revenue, Not Safety
November 14, 2019
To the Editor:
In reference to the story “Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement Pilot To Be Implemented in Pa.,” on Page B-7 of the Nov. 7, 2019, edition of the Herald, speed cameras in work zones are for revenue.
If not, then why do we not do things like adopt the zipper merge, and post 85th percentile speed limits? Low speed limits cause a decent speed variation between the vehicles, which promotes tailgating, constant passing, and rapidly approaching a vehicle.
Here is Michigan’s strategy: Most freeway work zones have workers behind concrete barriers, so they are not at risk from...