IS AUTOMATED TRAFFIC SAFETY ENFORCEMENT (ATSE) LEGAL?
Yes. Many states have laws specifically enabling the use of automated enforcement in various forms. Programs are typically authorized within a municipality by the passing of a local ordinance.
DOESN’T THE MAJORITY OF THE PUBLIC OPPOSE PHOTO ENFORCEMENT?
No. Several studies and surveys have been published by national organizations showing strong public acceptance of photo enforcement programs.
DOES ATSE ELIMINATE LAW ENFORCEMENT JOBS?
No. ATSE is simply an additional tool utilized by law enforcement agencies to enhance public safety, thereby allowing officers to focus on crime prevention within their communities.
DO ATSE PROGRAMS REALLY WORK?
Yes. When operated efficiently and ethically, ATSE is a proven mechanism to change driver behavior. Municipalities who have implemented comprehensive programs typically experience dramatic decreases in violation rates, leading to fewer accidents and fatalities.
WHAT WILL IT COST TO IMPLEMENT ATSE?
There is no cost to the municipality to implement a program with Brekford. Programs are violator funded, and proceeds are used for ongoing operations and to supplement other public safety needs.