Yet Another Study: Red Light Cameras Are Dangerous

from the not-helping dept

Bob Dole writes "How many studies showing that red light cameras increase accidents does it take? Yet another study, this one from Ontario, Canada, represents the fourth major report concluding that there's an increase, not decrease in accidents where the technology is used. The control group in this study outperformed the camera intersections in every single category. Overall, fatal and injury rear-end collisions jumped 5%. In other words, red light cameras can kill. It's about time that the cameras are recognized for what they are -- a money-making scam. "
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  1. identicon
    Mike Laing, 21 May 2005 @ 9:30am

    Red light cammers

    Hmmm! So if I want to drive in an unsafe maner (following to closely) the government should do everything that it can to make sure that I don't have an accident? It has to be someone elses fault when something happens, doesn't it? And when the kid runs out into the road and the guy hugging your bumper crahes into you, the kid is at fault.

    Nope, don't think I wil buy that.

    Mike

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