The IIHS has data to back up this claim, and they probably have similar research to debunk any myths related to speed cameras. However, in this story, we will focus on red-light cameras, which automatically take a picture of vehicles that enter an intersection after the traffic light turned red.

According to data monitored by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for 79 large US cities, red light cameras saved approximately 1,300 lives through 2014. In the case of cities that have turned off red light cameras, the rate of fatal accidents involving drivers that ran a red light grew by 30% when compared to the time when the cameras were active.


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IIHS Study On Red Light Cameras Says They Save Lives - Counters Almost Ever Other Study Out There

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