License plate readers: A useful tool for police comes with privacy concerns
But the program quietly has expanded ... numbers and letters. The camera captures a color image of the vehicle while the sensor “reads” the license plate and transfers the data to a computer. When stored over time, the collected data can be used ...
License plate says what man thinks about highway
You can hate it, or you can use it for some time to ... nudging the passenger," Gutierrez said. What has three numbers, three letters and sums up so many Houston commutes? To Gutierrez, it was: 290 SUX. "The summers are hot and 290 sucks," said Gutierrez.
Horror stories of Bay Area bridge plate-reader glitches
The women are among those who have been incorrectly cited ... often when a license-plate bracket obscures a letter, or a dash gets misread. Dashes are a known soft spot in the system, as California plates don't include them. "Our experience here is that ...
Check your license plate
Before you know it, you’re handcuffed and carted off to the magistrate’s office, where you can ... letters and numbers on the sticker should match the letters and numbers on the plate. If they don’t, chances are that someone has stolen your license ...
SOS: Hear a cop's pleas about license plates and driver's licenses
It may be a cost-saving measure for the SOS, but at what price to victims, potential victims, witnesses and those whose duty it is to protect the public? Speaking of plates, just how many different styles of license ... The letter “O” I can not say ...