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Do Red Light Cameras Cause Accidents?

In recent years, cities all across Florida have installed red light cameras and have removed them just as quickly. The subject has been a controversy as much as it has been regarded as a safety improvement, and has left many people wondering if red light cameras cause accidents or prevent them. How Do Red Light Cameras Cause Accidents? Coming up on an intersection guarded by red light cameras can surprise many drivers. They sometimes slam on their brakes, which causes trailing vehicles to collide with the car in front of them. This is why red light cameras can almost double rear-end crashes at intersections, though they may prevent an accident from happening in the middle of the intersection. Do Red Light Cameras Cause Other Problems? Cities also often give the companies that are contracted to install and maintain these cameras the right to issue citations. This issue has been taken…
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