I-95 cameras snap speeders, spark controversy

In this March 8, 2011 photo, the speed camera system operated by the town of Ridgeland, S.C., is deployed beside Interstate 95 in the town limits. The cameras in Ridgeland have spotted thousands of speeding motorists and won accolades from highway safety advocates. But they've also attracted opposition from state lawmakers and sparked a federal court challenge. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)

March 28, 2011 5:32:21 AM PDT
As Interstate 95 sweeps past this small town along South Carolina's coastal plain, motorists encounter cameras that catch speeding cars, the only such devices on the open interstate for almost 2,000 miles from Canada to Miami.

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