AVENTURA, FL. (WTXL) - Florida justices refuse to reconsider a red-light camera ruling.
Rejecting arguments by the city of Aventura, the Florida Supreme Court Monday refused to reconsider a June ruling that sided with motorists who challenged local red-light camera ordinances in Aventura and Orlando.
The case stemmed from red-light camera programs that the cities used before a 2010 statewide law authorized the traffic devices and set requirements. Justices said the cities did not comply with the state's traffic laws at the time. Aventura sought a rehearing in the case. In part, it argued that the court could have invalidated a portion of the ordinance dealing with penalties instead of invalidating the entire red-light camera ordinance. But with no explanation, the Supreme Court issued an order Monday denying the motion for rehearing.
The order was approved in a 6-1 vote, with Justice Barbara Pariente dissenting.