Channel 4 reports that the city is not using the state’s suggested yellow light time interval at 21 of Dallas’ 60 red-light camera intersections. The result? Shorter yellows, and more tickets issued for running red lights.
Among the intersections that have shorter intervals than the state recommendation is Greenville northbound at Mockingbird, which is 3.15 seconds long vs. the 3.5-second recommendation. It accounted for 9,407 tickets during the program’s first eight months, worth more than $700,000. That compares to 2,700 citations at Abrams northbound at Mockingbird, where the interval is .11 seconds longer than the state guideline.
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