A pilot project testing the effects of increasing the yellow warning time at intersections continues to demonstrate positive results in Denton, Texas. In April 2018, the city decided to appease red light camera critics by adding a second of yellow time to the photo enforced intersection of West Oak Street and North Carroll Boulevard. To the surprise of city staff, the 62 percent reduction in violations that began the day the timing was extended has lasted for ten months.
Ticket cameras cause more crashes, injuries and fatalities. Unethically short yellows are the precursor to allow ticket cameras’ economic viability. Short yellows cause more crashes. Add ticket cameras, and crashes further increase. Camera enforcement causes a double whammy against safety. Read the full article at Montgomery News.