3/4 of a million tickets in 2011
Wed November 13, 2013
Red light cameras reducing accidents 40%
There were nearly 740,000 citations in 2011, the last year for which data is available. That's one in three drivers.
The cameras have resulted in some $30 million dollars a year in revenue for both Suffolk and Nassau counties. Connecticut has flirted with the idea of installing red light cameras, but none so far.
WSHU recently had a looked at the data behind the cameras on Long Island and reports that, though people may resent paying the fine, they do make intersections safer.
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