Chicago's red-light camera program has significant safety benefits

Chicago’s red-light cameras reduce serious injury crashes at intersections where they are placed and also have a measurable ‘spillover effect’ that improves safety at intersections without cameras, according to a new Northwestern University Transportation Center study. The report provides tools and analysis that can help the city identify existing and potential camera locations requiring further attention and notes that enforcing red-light camera violations occurring within fractions of a second after the light turns red might not provide significant safety benefits. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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