Cities that use street sweepers know how parked cars can hinder the efforts to keep streets clean. Every parked car means three car lengths worth of space that cannot be cleaned leaving contaminants to blow freely in the wind, which reduces the overall effectiveness of street cleaning operations. This means money is wasted, which is especially troubling in these tough economic times. A city LPR system will not only reduce parking violators over time but can also generate additional revenue for the city and pay for itself!
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An LPR camera system can read thousands of plates an hour. Read how one Florida police department uses their LPR system to locate stolen vehicles and bring criminals to justice. The article also addresses privacy concerns and discusses the relative benefits on implementing a city wide LPR system.
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An LPR camera system can raise revenues in more ways than you might expect. For example, the savings from reduced accidents and emergency response calls is often greater than even the extra revenue from increased ticketing. The public safety advantage of an LPR system is priceless, numerous studies have shown they reduce the overall number of accidents in a given area.
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