The ongoing dispute over red-light cameras, a
judge has ruled that police can't ticket drivers for running red lights. Broward County
County Court Judge Fred Berman decided that tickets for running red lights are unconstitutional when issued by a police officer because they carry a higher fine than red light camera citations — about $260 versus $158 — and impose points on the driver's license.
That violates the United States Constitution's and the Florida Constitution's equal protection provisions, Berman ruled..