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07.17.07

Red Light Cameras

Next time you run a red light you could be busted, but not by a police officer, by a red light camera.  The city of Amarillo is now considering bringing them to the city. The cameras would take a picture of a vehicles license plate when it runs a red light. People caught running reds would receive a $75.00 violation in the mail.  Those involved say other cities that have done this saw a huge decrease in accidents. But some people are not in favor of these cameras because of all the costs involved. City commissioners say before they vote on this issue they need more information to see if it would benefit a city the size of Amarillo.

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