red light cameras

Jul 29, 2014

Red light cameras raise money local governments

Data from AAA Mid-Atlantic show red light cameras are raising big money for local governments.

Jul 11, 2012

Westminster to deactivate 2 of 3 red light cameras

WESTMINSTER — Westminster Police will deactivate two of the remaining three red-light cameras in the city, citing more crashes caused by rear-end collisions than by running red lights. The Common Council unanimously approved the measure on Monday. The camera at southbound Md. 97 and Nursery Road will remain in operation. Police Chief Jeffrey Spaulding says […]

Jun 8, 2012

AAA: D.C. traffic cameras revenue increasing

WASHINGTON — AAA Mid-Atlantic says the District of Columbia’s use of speed and red-light cameras brought in a record $55 million in fiscal 2011 and could generate even more revenue this year. The auto club said Thursday that the city has already issued about $40 million in automated enforcement tickets this fiscal year, which began […]

Dec 18, 2011

After 14 years, traffic camera debate endures

ANNAPOLIS — In the 14 years since the Maryland legislature approved red light cameras, about 200 of the ticket-issuing machines have been installed in the state, according to a database compiled by AAA Mid-Atlantic. That doesn’t include speed cameras, which are numerous in Maryland, but for which there is no comprehensive database. “[The cameras] are […]

Feb 1, 2011

Study finds red light cameras cut fatal crashes

WASHINGTON — Red light cameras are helping drivers remember that red means stop and are saving lives, according to a new study out Tuesday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The study concludes that the cameras have reduced the rate of fatal crashes by 24 percent in 14 large cities that introduced red light […]

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