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  • Oct 29th, 2009 @ 3:12pm


    In all the posted comments there has been no mention of any traffic engineering studies! That's astounding! Non-political traffic engineering will reveal if there is really a red light violation problem. Most red light camera violations are for right turn on red, are statistically low accident rate. Red light cameras provide revenue at the cost of motorist and pedestrian safety, indpendent studies prove this. And at the loss of due process, presumption of innocence and when yellow lights are shortened to insure revenue, it's fraud. More citizens should shoot video of suspected traffic signals and time the yellow with the camera's digital frame counter as proof of illegal cameras. I live in the Chicago area the red light ticket capital of our country. No red light camera referendum on has every survived a public vote. We were successful in removing one in Schaumburg, IL which pulled in $1M in 96 days! see