A Tennessee lawmaker is continuing his fight against traffic camera citations by introducing a bill that would keep people from being ticketed solely based on traffic camera footage.
House Bill 1656, if signed into law, would prohibit citations from being handed out solely on evidence obtained from unmanned traffic cameras used to monitor and enforce traffic signal and speed violations.
It would not ban traffic cameras -- but would prevent authorities from issuing tickets if the unmanned camera footage was the only evidence they had to go off of.
Rep. Andy Holt (R-Dresden) -- a UT and South-Doyle High School graduate -- filed the bill Wednesday. He has also filed similar bills in previous sessions.
Holt has been outspoken about traffic camera tickets for years. Back in 2016, you may remember when he drew attention to the issue by burning his red light tickets on his Facebook page.