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== Speed / Red Light Cameras ==
=== Legal status ===
*Speed Cameras are '''''NOT CURRENTLY LEGAL''''' in the State of Wisconsin.
*There is no prohibition on red light cameras. However, according to the [ IIHS], there aren't any in Wisconsin. (I have seen that Milwaukee may have some red light cameras, hopefully a local person can update this to verify or disprove)
=== Things that are not cameras: ===
The following is a list of things that are not considered to be cameras for the purposes of map editing in Waze. These devices '''''CAN NOT''''' issue tickets.
*Driver feedback signs
:Radar/laser equipped signs that measure speed and display it back to the driver. These can be fixed or trailer mounted (with the later being much more prevalent).
*Cameras mounted on traffic signals
:Are used as part of the signal control. These compare sequential images of the intersection approach to determine if there is a vehicle (car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle, etc.) waiting, and will trigger the sequence.
*Traditional traffic monitoring cameras
:These cover most of the major highways in the state. These send live video to WisDOT & local media and serve '''''only''''' as a traffic monitoring system.
[[Cameras#Know your Cameras|How to Identify Cameras]].
== Area Managers ==