Q: What is the authority of a municipality to adopt an ordinance establishing a manner in which the municipality may track the speed of vehicles through radar and recorded video and still photography and issue civil citations for failure to obey traffic signals?

A: A municipality may not adopt an ordinance authorizing the municipality to install video cameras and electronic speed detecting equipment and such photographic evidence to support issuance of a civil citation for speeding. (Attorney General's Opinion to Turnage dated December 30, 2008)