Indendently published results showing the effectiveness of Redflex Traffic Systems automated enforcement camera systems and technology:
- An Iowa State University study released in December 2007 found red light cameras were "very successful" in reducing red light running collisions by 90 percent in Council Bluffs and 40 percent in Davenport. Researchers found no increase in rear-end collisions.
- Automated enforcement cameras are credited with reducing collisions involving red light running by 62 percent in El Paso, Texas in 2007 at camera-controlled intersections. Right-angle accidents were reduced by 45 percent, serious injury accidents by 38 percent, and the city has seen no spike in rear-end accidents.
- In Prescott Valley, Arizona, red light running violations dropped 97 percent between February and July of 2007, from 836 violations to merely 25.
- Dayton, Ohio reduced red light running violations by 44 percent since automated enforcement cameras were introduced in 2003. The average number of annual intersection crashes dropped 37 percent.
- Red light cameras in Columbus, Ohio decreased red light running crashes and violations since their 2006 rollout. City officials saw a 71 percent decrease in violations at the initial two intersections, from 1,684 violations in March 2006 to 477 in August.
- Plano, Texas police reported nearly 50 percent fewer collisions at four of the city's photo-enforced intersections since cameras were installed in March 2006. Collisions were reduced by as much as 30 percent at other intersections.
- Red light running violations spiked nearly 100 percent in Virginia Beach, Virginia at four photo-enforced intersections in the six months after cameras were switched off for evaluation. Preliminary results from a 2007 study by Old Dominion University found red light cameras reduced red light running by 69 percent in Virginia Beach.
- An Arizona State University study found motorists' speeds dropped 9.5 mph on average through a stretch of the Loop 101 freeway in Scottsdale, prompting state officials to reactivate six fixed photo speed-enforcement cameras in February 2007. The study also found the freeway cameras reduced crashes by as much as 70 percent. Speeding increased by 840 percent after the cameras were turned off.
- A 2006 poll of Arizona voters, conducted by Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and KAET-TV, found that 64 percent of voters support the concept of photo speed-enforcement on state highways.
- A 2008 poll of Lafayette, Louisiana voters showed that 61 percent of those polled said they support or strongly support the use of Lafayette's SafeSpeed fixed and mobile photo speed-enforcement cameras.
- Grand Prairie, REDFLEXrail is credited with reducing railroad crossing violations by as much as 48 percent, according to an early review by city officials.
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