Getting there and back safely depends greatly on a driver’s skill, courtesy and respect for traffic laws. When these safeguards break down or go ignored, tragedy can follow. Nowhere in our daily city travels is the threat greater than when a driver runs a red light. Communities across the country acknowledge this danger as a public concern and are taking measures to prevent it.
This overview provides facts and information about the dangers of red-light running and how it affects communities, large and small. It also illustrates how red-light safety cameras serve as a public safety benefit best measured in lives saved and injuries prevented, while also providing other services to the community.