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New Orleans drivers slowing down for cameras

5 years ago April 19, 2010 Apr 19, 2010 Monday, April 19 2010 Monday, April 19, 2010 6:06:38 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

New Orleans drivers have been slowing down at intersections monitored by traffic cameras.

In the two years since New Orleans began issuing tickets for red-light camera violations, red-light running and speeding have dropped by more than 90 percent at monitored intersections.

The figures are consistent with national statistics that show the number of violations at camera-monitored intersections continues to fall the longer a camera has been active.

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