We live in a fast-paced world where many drivers rush from activity to activity. Work. School. Social Events. We are always in a hurry.
As our Alabama communities grow, local roads become more crowded. Traffic and stop lights increase. Accident statistics show that more drivers are running red lights. The choice to run a red light puts everyone on the road at risk of a serious crash. I’ve written about red light accidents and intersection safety on many prior occasions. In some of my past articles, I tried to provide research from traffic studies. My posts discuss accident data as well as proposals to make our Alabama roads safer.
I recently created this short slideshow discussing several reasons why red light running may be increasing. For a deeper dive into the research, look at some of my past posts. Here is my quick slideshow for a ready reference —