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Red light camera firm and Brandes face off


Published:   |   Updated: March 4, 2014 at 07:17 AM

Mess with the bull, the saying goes, and you get the horns.

When it comes to doing away with red light cameras in Florida, the “bull” is American Traffic Solutions, the largest red light camera provider in the state.

In this case, the “horns” are a full-frontal public relations attack against a bill (SB 144) filed by Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, to pull the plug on the cameras statewide.

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