Switching Off Red Light Cameras Likely Cost Lives, IIHS Says

The sudden flash of a red light camera in the rear-view mirror can certainly put a damper on a driver's day. But those pesky cameras might have saved lives, a non-profit says.
0:18 | 07/28/16

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So we're all familiar of those traffic cameras that are posted at busy intersections of course are meant to catch drivers running red lights. And it turns out they may be saving lives as well and you study commissioned by the insurance industry finds that when cities deactivate those cameras. Traffic deaths from running red lights go up about 30%.

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