More than 400 communities across the United States have red light cameras in operation. City officials and law enforcement often explain that safety is the reason; they install the cameras because of numerous fatal car crashes that happen at intersections. However, red light cameras come at a cost not only to drivers but also to the cities that host them. Check out the video above to learn more on why red light cameras are still around while others are being taken down in US cities.
Why red light cameras aren’t just about safety
By Gina Barton