Benefits of Red Light Cameras

Numerous independent studies show red-light safety cameras reduce dangerous intersection crashes that typically cause injury or death. For every collision that is averted, the community realizes a direct economic savings from having avoided the extraordinary costs associated with traffic crashes.

To see the economic benefit one red-light safety camera at one intersection approach makes to your city, even if your city currently is not using cameras, simply select your state and city below then click “view.” The resulting one-page analysis will show the five-year economic savings for the selected city.

For more information on the study behind the numbers, click on “summary and methodology.” This system requires Adobe Acrobat for viewing. For your convenience, you may click on the Adobe Reader box on this page to download the necessary software.