Flock Safety Faces Legal Trouble as AI-Powered License Plate Readers Violate State Laws, Putting Driver Safety at Risk

Tampa, Florida – Flock Safety, a company that uses AI-powered license plate readers for law enforcement purposes, has come under fire for violating state laws related to driver safety. According to local officials in multiple states, Flock installed surveillance cameras without the necessary permits, posing potential safety risks. In February 2023, Flock installed AI surveillance cameras on John’s Pass Bridge in Florida on behalf of the Treasure Island Police Department. However, the cameras were flagged for breaking state rules as they were placed without approval from the Florida Department of Transportation. The department later requested … Read more

Stay Informed: Pennsylvania Police and Transportation Department Highlight Safety Laws for Bicycles, Motorcycles, Pedestrians, Work Zones, and Emergency Responders

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) are reminding motorists about the importance of safety laws regarding bicycles, motorcycles, pedestrians, work zones, and emergency responders during Highway Safety Law Awareness Week, which takes place from February 18 to 24. During an interview on “The Spark,” Trooper Megan Frazer, Public Information Officer with Troop H of the Pennsylvania State Police, and Fritzi Schreffler, Safety Press Officer with PennDOT, emphasized the need for motorists to be aware of and abide by these laws to prevent accidents and ensure the safety of … Read more

Community Fights Against Proposed Warehouse Near Dallas Church, Concerns Over Environmental and Safety Impact

DALLAS, TX – Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas County is engaged in a legal battle to halt the construction of a 200,000-square-foot warehouse planned by Stonelake Capital Partners. The proposed warehouse would be located near the church property between I-20 and Wheatland Road. The City of Dallas initially rejected the building permit due to concerns over truck routes, but the permit was later granted by a city appeals board. In response, the church filed a lawsuit in December, seeking an injunction to stop the construction temporarily. The dispute between Friendship-West Baptist Church and Stonelake Capital … Read more

Michigan Passes Groundbreaking Laws in 2023: From Gun Safety to LGBTQ+ Rights, Here’s What You Need to Know

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan residents will need to familiarize themselves with the new laws and amendments that were passed in 2023 and recently went into effect. Taking advantage of the first combined Democratic majority in the state House, Senate, and governor’s seat in decades, lawmakers approved a range of bills related to various issues including gun safety, minimum wage, LGBTQ+ protections, and the “right-to-work” policy. The laws relating to gun safety were enacted following the tragic mass shootings at Michigan State University and Oxford High School in previous years. The legislation includes the establishment of … Read more