SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (June 14, 2011) –In conjunction with National Safety Month, American Traffic Solutions (ATS) today launched a “How it Works” video containing a step-by-step explanation of how the red-light safety cameras work to capture potential red-light violations.

The “How it Works” video allows the operation red-light safety camera technology to be broken down into simple terms. It provides new insight into how the cameras capture potential violations, how the data gets processed and the subsequent review process by the issuing authority.

“As the country’s leader in road safety technology, ATS is committed to working to raise awareness and educate the public about how red-light safety cameras work,” said James Tuton, ATS president and CEO.

Red-light running is the leading cause of urban crashes, according to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. More people are injured in crashes involving red-light running than in any other crash type. Click on the image below to download and view the instructional video:

About American Traffic Solutions:

ATS is proud to be the market leader in road safety camera installations in North America. ATS has more than 3,000 installed red-light and speed safety cameras serving more than 30 million people. ATS is the largest road safety camera program service provider in North America with awards or contracts with nearly 300 local jurisdictions in 21 states and DC., including: Fort Worth, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Nassau County (N.Y.), New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Seattle, St. Louis and more. ATS also offers PlatePass, an automated electronic toll payment service that enables rental vehicle customers to use high-speed, cashless electronic toll lanes. ATS is a privatelyowned, U.S. corporation. For more information, please visit: or