Report: Red light cameras reduce crashes

Published On: Feb 13 2013 11:19:56 AM EST
Updated On: Jun 18 2013 12:46:28 PM EDT

MIAMI -

A report by the Miami-Dade County Office of Commission Auditor (OCA) shows red light cameras may be reducing crashes.

The OCA gathered data from 22 Miami-Dade County communities using the cameras and found:

  • Aventura reports a 57 percent reduction in crashes at intersections using red light cameras since 2010.
  • Miami Beach reports a 17 percent reduction in crashes at four intersections.
  • Miami Gardens shows a 68 percent reduction in crashes at 12 intersections.
  • Miami Springs reports a 23 percent reduction in crashes at Northwest 36th Street and 42nd Avenue.

The findings are consistent with report by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

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