Red-light cameras may have saved some lives, but they've also stirred up more controversy than any other traffic control device on the roads to date. Test your red-light camera knowledge with our quiz.
Utah policeman Lester Wire was credited with developing the first electric traffic light in 1912. The light had green and red signals and was run by a nearby operator.
Several states, including New Hampshire and West Virginia, have banned the use of red-light cameras based on beliefs in personal rights, and the state's ability to infringe on those rights.
You've been here before, asking yourself, "Can I make it through the yellow or not," then gunning the engine and braking at the same time.
At $4,000,000, red-light tickets were a land-slide revenue source for the community.
A yellow light typically remains about the same time as a driver saying "Can I make it, or should I stop?"
Based on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study, if the 99 largest cities in the country had installed the cameras during the five-year period, the number of lives saved would be more than 800.
T-bone accidents is the correct answer. Not only a graphic description, but also a very good steak.
The correct answer is rear-end accidents. Keep your eyes on your rear-view mirror if you're slamming on the brakes!
The word scofflaw has remained in use for as long as roads have been around.
Privacy and revenue generation are also perennial justifications for many other arguments, too.