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A Closer Look At Red Light Accidents

A Closer Look At Red Light Accidents The Red Light Camera Dilemma Do Red Light Camaras Help? The running of red traffic lights is a serious problem across the United States. A yellow ─░ight is intended to signal to drivers that they should slow down and come to a complete stop. Instead, many drivers speed up upon seeing a yellow light to try to miss the red light and avoid a ticket, but many end up running it instead. Did You Know? The Most Dangerous City For Red Light Accidents Is .. A report from the National Coalition for Safer Roads found that Houston, Texas is the most dangerous city in the United States for red light running, with 181 red light fatalities between 2004 and 2013. Red Light Accidents On the Rise 14000 Texas Red Light Accidents Last year, Texas had 12,224 crashes, when motorists disregarded stoplights. That's up from 10,582 crashes in 2013 and 10,233 crashes in 2012. 10750 7500 2012 2013 2014 | Red Light Accidents Texas Red Light Fatalities Injuries and Fatalities Nationwide 90 80 127,000 Injuries 60 697 Deaths Red Light Fatalities I 2012 2013 | 2014 In 2014, Texas had 90 red light fatalities, which is an increase from the 85 fatalities in 2013 and 64 fatalities in 2012. In 2013, 697 people were killed and an estimated 127,000 were injured in accidents that involved a driver running a red light. 30% of all red light violations occur between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Red light running peaks during summer months. 36% of drivers regularly run red lights or have run red lights previously. Conclusion Drivers who run red lights often try to deny liability for a collision or shift some of the blame to another driver by claiming that they had a green light and the right of way when they did not. An experienced attorney will know how and where to gather the evidence necessary to defeat this type of defense - ensuring that you get the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, contact Terry & Kelly, PLLC at 512-900- 9000 TERRY & KELLY LAWYERS FOR TEXANS Source: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/politics-government/article8871248.html

A Closer Look At Red Light Accidents

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The running of red traffic lights is a serious problem across the United States. And according to statistics, collisions occurring as a result of a run red light often result in serious injuries and, ...

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