Illinois lawmakers want photo radar in construction zones

| Friday, August 08, 2003

Three Illinois lawmakers say they plan to introduce a bill to allow photo radar in construction zones, The Daily Herald reported.

Rep. Paul Froehlich, R-Schaumburg, Sen. John Cullerton, D-Chicago, and Rep. John Millner, R-Carol Stream, announced their plans to introduce the bill after a construction crew flagger was killed by a passing car in the Chicago suburbs.

Froehlich told the newspaper he expected the cost of the cameras to be paid for by fines generated by speeders they catch.

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