Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Red-Light Running & Red-Light Safety Camera Programs in Missouri

692 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Red-Light Running & Red-Light Safety Camera Programs in Missouri

  1. 1. Red-Light Running & Red-Light Safety Camera Programs in Missouri 84% of drivers in St. Louis who received and paid one red-light running citation did not receive a second indicating a change in driver behavior  A Kansas City Police Department study reported the number of accidents connected to dropped by 65% in the first year and in the second year cameras started monitoring the intersections. 54% Within the first year of operation, the mere presence of the cameras in Florissant, Missouri produced a 51 percent reduction in red-light citations in the areas they were installed. Source: MoDOT Study Finds Red-Light Cameras Reduce Accidents, Increase Safety. Florissant Patch, April 11, 2011. http://florissant.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/modot-study-finds-red-light-cameras-reduce-accidents-4e0e1b6fdb  A Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) study has confirmed that while some policies needed to be changed, the red-light cameras are effective in reducing accidents around intersections with traffic lights. Source: MoDOT Study Finds Red-Light Cameras Reduce Accidents, Increase Safety. Florissant Patch, April 11, 2011. http://florissant.patch.com/groups/ police-and-fire/p/modotstudy-finds-red-light-cameras-reduce-accidents- 4e0e1b6fdb  In St. Joseph, Missouri, police authorized 338 red-light running warnings to be sent to vehicle owners during three weeks of camera testing ending in February. Last year, officers handed out 260 citations in all of 2012. Source: St. Joe Channel, Feb. 18, 2013. http://stjoechannel.com/ fulltext?nxd_id=327372
  2. 2. Red-light cameras should be restarted Feb. 8, 2012 We all must accept that T-bone collisions are more severe and dangerous. The decrease in these accidents warrants the use of the cameras. Brett Blume Police: Nearly 90% Of Red Light Runners Don’t Re-Offend January 30, 2012 12:01 PM ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - New figures released by the city of St. Louis suggest that people who get caught running red lights learn their lesson.

×