Friday December 20th, 2013
Red Light Cameras On The Decline, As Everyone Realizes They Don't Make Roads Safer, They Just Make Money (Techdirt)
For many years we've written about the problems of red light cameras. Installed over the past few years in many cities, the public statements supporting them were always about increased safety on our roads. However, as we've noted, plenty of studies showed that the cameras actually tended to increase accidents, showed little to no safety benefit, and were almost always driven by monetary incentives.