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Brian Gongol

July 12, 2009

Socialism Doesn't Work Evidence suggests red-light cameras are being used for revenue, not safety
At least that's how it looks in suburban Chicago. Nor should it come as any surprise: Red-light cameras are a lazy and not-necessarily-altogether-effective way of preventing traffic accidents. Surveillance is an inferior tool for improving traffic safety; better design is what's called for. Better design can range from creating intersections with fewer cross-street connections to changing the length of time that lights stay on the yellow caution. Red-light cameras have the pernicious effect of introducing even more surveillance into what is increasingly a surveillance society.

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