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Washington Post belatedly discovers red light cameras are dangerous


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Subject: Washington Post discovers red light cameras are dangerous
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2005 08:06:09 -0500
From: Richard Diamond <me@richard.org>
To: declan@well.com

The biggest, most shameless camera promoting newspaper of them all, The 
Washington Post, has examined accident data in the District. It found 
accidents jumped 207 percent at intersections where red light cameras 
were installed:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/03/AR2005100301844.html

These findings should not have been a surprise, as they are consistent 
with previous studies:
http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/04/430.asp

I look forward to reading the Post's editorial page explaining this one 
away.


Posted by Declan McCullagh on Oct 04, 2005 in category privacy


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