A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Speed cameras won’t be all that picky

Written May 11th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

There is good news for Albany drivers worried about the photo radar or speed cameras that will be installed soon at two intersections, including one on North Albany Road.

Two councilors question speed camera plan

Written May 9th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Two members of the Albany City Council seem to have second thoughts about the new speed and red-light cameras the city intends to have installed.

Photo radar in Albany: A status report

Written April 4th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

For the latest on Albany’s forthcoming venture of handing out speeding tickets to drivers caught on photo radar, I asked Police Chief Marcia Harnden for a status report.

Speed cameras: Looking at law change

Written January 7th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

In all  the dialogue about Albany’s coming red-light and speed cameras, nobody mentioned House Bill 2095, passed by the Oregon legislature last spring. The new law, requested by the League of Oregon Cities, took effect Jan. 1 and expands the allowed use of photo radar.

Photo enforcement: Details yet to come

Written December 31st, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The Albany City Council left several questions unanswered on Dec. 13 when it approved more photo enforcement of traffic laws on city streets.

With new radar, speeders may get warnings

Written November 4th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Albany police are planning to buy a better type of speed-radar trailer, one that can record the license plates of vehicles it observes to be speeding.

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