Is red light running a serious problem?

Drivers who run red lights are responsible for an estimated 260,000 crashes in the U.S. annually, killing over 800 people each year. Nationally, red light running fatalities increased by 15% between 1992 and 1997, far outpacing the 6% rise in all other fatal crashes. Red light running crashes are also the most likely to cause injury. Occupant injuries occur in 45% of red light running crashes, compared with 30% for other crash types.

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1. Do major U.S. cities use red light cameras?
2. Do red light cameras unreasonably violate privacy?
3. Does someone review the citations before they are issued?
4. Does the American public support the use of red light cameras?
5. Is red light running a serious problem?
6. Isn't conventional police enforcement sufficient?
7. What is red light running?
8. What safety benefits do red light cameras provide?
9. Who runs red lights and why?