The state of Virginia is not happy that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) set up speed cameras on Virginia highways without any authority to do so. State officials sent a warning letter to the industry lobbying group in October.
“We recently received a concern claiming your organization set up equipment on property controlled by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT),” Northern Virginia District Administrator Helen Cuervo wrote. “In reviewing our records, it does not appear that your organization had a legal permit to do so.
Read more on TheNewspaper.com. So they get to keep the data they illegally obtained and then used to lobby for changes that would benefit their industry? They should be made to destroy the data.