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Once Again: Red Light Cameras Increase Accidents

Posted on Nov 27, 2012

A new analysis of two dozen New Jersey intersections, with red-light cameras for at least a year, found that accidents have increased, and the collisions are more costly. In particular, rear-ending accidents have increased in number.

In short, New Jersey's controversial red-light cameras have actually seen an increase in collisions, A New Jersey Department of Transportation analysis of two dozen intersections that have had the automated traffic cops for at least a year found that accidents — particularly rear-end crashes — have increased, and the collisions are more costly. Rear-end collisions alone, at the intersections, were up by 20 percent,

Joseph M. Ghabour
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