Traffic Crash Statistics- 2007 vs. 2008

EFFECTS OF RED LIGHT CAMERAS

 Traffic Crashes- 2007 vs. 2008

2007-  Year directly prior to installation of red light cameras
2008-  First full year of operating red light cameras

 

Total Number of Accidents attributed to Running a Red Light at the intersections where cameras are installed:

Intersection

2007

2008

Percent of Change

US 61/ Hwy 168

2

0

100% Reduction

US 61/ West Ely

3

1

67% Reduction

 

Intersections monitored or in close proximity to cameras (168, Stardust, I72, West Ely, Rt. MM) for accidents attributed to Running a Red Light.

Total Accidents

2007

2008

Percent of Change

Running Red Light

9

4

56% Reduction

 

Total number of accidents on intersections monitored or in close proximity to cameras (168, Stardust, I72, West Ely, Rt. MM) for all related offenses.

Total Accidents

2007

2008

Percent of Change

Related Offenses

72

63

13% Reduction

 

Intersections monitored or in close proximity to cameras (168, Stardust, I72, West Ely, Rt. MM) for accidents attributed to Following Too Close.

Total Accidents

2007

2008

Percent of Change

Following Too Close

31

28

10% Reduction

 

*Crash data obtained from the STARS/LETS System of Traffic Accident Reporting administered by the Missouri Division of Highway Safety.