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St. Pete officials approve red light cameras

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The City Council voted 7-1 today to install cameras at intersections to fine motorists who don’t stop at red lights, hearing little opposition from the public and citing few specific studies that showed this was an effective way to reduce crashes. “The research is very simple,” said Council member Bill Dudley. “Sit in your car and watch. There’s so much data out there that says it’s not a good thing. Running red lights is a form of disaster.” Council member…

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