Unformatted text preview: City Auditor Wendy Greuel discovered that operating costs exceeded $1.5 million annually. MINIMAL SAFETY BENEFITS. Red light cameras yield subpar results: • No measureable accident reduction : A study by the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) concluded that decrease in intersection accidents, “was not statistically significant.” • Minimal injury prevention : The same FHA study indicated that cameras reduce the number of accident injuries by less than 5 percent. • Increased rear-end collisions : The City Council of Lubbock, Texas, shut down cameras after a report indicated that rear-end collisions had actually increased. Research clearly indicates that red light cameras are not an effective investment. Thank you for taking a look at the facts and being willing to making an educated decision. Your responsible use of taxpayer dollars is greatly appreciated. Sincerely, Taylor Romrell...
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- Fall '11
- Statistical significance, Idaho, red light cameras, Ms. Nancy Hulen