Red Light Camera Locations
Find a red light camera in your area. Read more...
What Are Traffic Lights?
The flow of traffic through intersections is regulated by traffic
lights. The most common type of light will have a red light on
top, yellow light in the middle and green light at the bottom. Read more...
Fines and Penalties for Running a Red Light
In Idaho a traffic ticket is called a “uniform citation” and is
dealt with by the magistrate division of the district court.
Misdemeanors are handled in the court of the county where the
infraction occurred. When you go to trial the state will be
represented by a prosecuting attorney. Read more...
Idaho Red Lights
In some states there are cameras connected to traffic signals and
sensors in the pavement. Once a car passes the sensor in the
pavement and the light has turned red, the camera will be triggered. Read more...
Dangers of Running Red Lights
Intersection crashes not only pose a danger to the driver but to the
occupants of the vehicle and pedestrians in the area. Passengers
in the vehicle incur increased danger since the majority of collisions
involve a side impact to one of the vehicles. Once you decide to run a
red light, you might be deciding to hit a pedestrian. There are
very few accidents between cars and pedestrians that have a good
outcome. The most common results are severe injury or
death. In 2004 on the average, a pedestrian in the United States
was killed every 111 minutes. Read
In 2006 within intersection and intersection-related fatal crashes
were 23% of total fatalities according to the National Highway
Transportation Safety Administration. This translates to
267 people being killed just from intersection crashes. The
average pedestrian fatalities increased 37.5% from the year 2000 to
2004. Read more...