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Safety Organizations Across the Nation Urge Drivers to Stop on Red

08/07/2015

National Coalition for Safer Roads

On Friday, August 7th, National Coalition for Safer Roads’ President, Melissa Wandall, joins Alert Today Florida and Florida’s Safe Mobility for Life Coalition in promoting National

Which U.S. Cities Have the Most Red-Light Running Fatalities? [Interactive Map]

08/05/2015

National Coalition for Safer Roads

Today, the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) launched an interactive map that showcases the 7,799 red-light running fatalities that occurred in the United States between 2004 and 2013.

10 Reasons to Stop on Red When Driving [PETITION]

07/29/2015

National Coalition for Safer Roads | Courtney Miller

Washington, DC – July 28 – Next Sunday, August 2nd, marks the beginning of National Stop on Red Week, a week sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration that aims...

For Red-Light Cameras, Weigh Abuse Vs. Benefits

06/30/2015

USA Today | Melissa Wandall

The former CEO of a red-light camera company recently pleaded guilty in a political corruption scam that involved politicians backing photo enforcement in return for cash. Letter to the editor:

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National Coalition for Safer Roads Confirms Red-Light Violations Increase During Summer Driving Season

05/20/2015

National Coalition for Safer Roads

The National Coalition for Safer Roads released new data today on red-light running, which revealed an increase in the number of violations that occurred during peak periods of summer...

Florida Fact Sheet

Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Red-Light Camera Summary Report

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ (DHSMV) recently released their third annual Red-Light Camera Summary Report analyzing data from 68 police agencies in the cities and...

NCSR: Florida’s Decrease in Red-Light Running Proves Effectiveness of Red-Light Safety Cameras, Sets Example for States Nationwide

02/12/2015

National Coalition for Safer Roads

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday AAA release a report stating that more than 36 percent of drivers continue to run red-lights and take risks, despite the fact that 55 percent...

National Coalition for Safer Roads Urges Drivers to Be Safe This Thanksgiving

11/24/2014

National Coalition for Safer Roads

Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest weekends for American roadways. Millions of people will be traveling long distances to celebrate the holiday with family and friends, leading to an...

NCSR: Houston Police Find 117% Increase in Traffic Crashes at Intersections Where Red-Light Safety Cameras Once Operated

11/06/2014

National Coalition for Safer Roads

In yet another example of the risks involved with removing red-light safety cameras from dangerous intersections, a new report shows a 30 percent increase in fatal traffic collisions and a...

National Coaltion for Safer Roads Releases New Report Revealing Red-Light Running Data and Trends Across 20 States

05/21/2014

National Coalition for Safer Roads

Letter: Conroe Red-Light Safety Cameras Improve Safety

04/23/2014

The Courier of Montgomery County

“Red light cameras have resulted in a 63 percent reduction in accidents at the intersections where they are installed.”

New GHSA Report: Pedestrian Fatalities Down for First Time in Three Years, Camera Enforcement Key

03/18/2014

National Coalition for Safer Roads

In communities across the country, automated camera enforcement like red-light and speed safety cameras are holding drivers accountable for illegal actions that endanger pedestrians, with the ultimate goal of improving...

Data Shows Red-Light Safety Cameras in Conroe Improve Public Safety

03/20/2014

The Courier of Montgomery County

There were 83 total accidents at those seven intersections in the 17-month period before the 10 cameras were installed. The total number of accidents annually at those intersections has not...

Florida Red-Light Running Fact Sheet

12/16/2013

National Coalition for Safer Roads | NCSR

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

12/12/2013

National Coalition for Safer Roads | NCSR

Stop Distraction On Red: The Effects of Distracted Driving on Intersection Safety

06/06/2013

National Coalition for Safer Roads and FocusDriven

NCSR: Safety is the Bottom Line for Red-Light Camera Programs

02/19/2013

National Coalition for Safer Roads | NCSR

As transportation research studies continue to provide mounting evidence of the success of red-light safety camera programs, the opposition becomes more vocal in shifting the focus away from the most...

Red-Light Safety Cameras Fund Health Initiatives in Florida

02/14/2013

National Coalition for Safer Roads | NCSR

It is well known that red-light safety cameras help police enforce traffic laws and drive down the number of dangerous crashes in intersections. In Florida, benefits of the cameras extend beyond...

Houston's Digital Automated Red-Light Enforcement Program

11/01/2012

RICE and Texas Transportation Institute | Benjamin Stevenson, Rice University Robert Dahnke, Rice University Dr. Tim Lomax, Texas Transportation Institute Dr. Rober Stein, Rice University

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This study concludes that the Houston red-light camera program is reducing the rate of collisions at Digital Automated Red-Light Enforcement Program (DARLEP) intersections.

Collisions Cost Insurers and Communities Big: Traffic Safety Cameras Prevent Crashes, Reduce Financial Toll

10/25/2012

National Coalition for Safer Roads | NCSR

Traffic crashes kill tens of thousands of people and injure millions more every year in the United States. These tragic events lead to substantial financial costs on loved ones burdened...

New York City’s Red-Light Camera Program: Myths vs Realities

New York City Department of Transportation | Unknown Author

Red light cameras greatly increase safety for everybody who uses the street. Intersections where cameras were installed saw a 56% decline in serious injuries, a 44% decrease in pedestrian injuries...

Compelling Evidence That Red-Light Cameras Do Make Roads Safer

10/03/2012

The Atlantic Cities | Eric Jaffe

Red-light cameras greatly increase safety for everybody who uses the street. Intersections where cameras were installed saw a 56% decline in serious injuries, a 44% decrease in pedestrian injuries and...

Report: Automated Enforcement for Speeding and Red Light Running

09/13/2012

Transportation Research Board | National Cooperative Highway Research Program

Transportation Research Board’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report: “Automated Enforcement for Speeding and Red Light Running” includes guidelines designed to help transportation agencies start-up and operate automated enforcement...

Accident Sends Car Airborne: Caught on Tape

07/13/2012

ABC World News Tonight | Unknown Author

“Police department posts video from red light camera.”

Cops post red light runners on Facebook

06/20/2012

CNN | Unknown Author

“Police in an Illinois town post pictures on Facebook of motorists running red lights, KPLR reports.”

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