PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: ThatPRGuy.com

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Red Light Cameras in Colorado Increase Accidents - Newspapers in Colorado are reporting the finds of a recent report that reveals red light cameras are not making intersections safer. Accidents went up 83 percent according to the report.
Red Light Cameras in Colorado Increase Accidents

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Ft. Collins, CO, United States, 2005/11/15 - Newspapers in Colorado are reporting the finds of a recent report that reveals red light cameras are not making intersections safer. Accidents went up 83 percent according to the report..

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Automotive/Trucking/RV Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Automated traffic enforcement cameras are sending tickets to drivers at a record pace, but traffic accidents have gone up, not down as predicted when the system was installed.

A recent report in the Colorado Avalanche revealed that a system of red light cameras in Ft. Collins issued 64 percent more citations, but the citations did nothing to reduce accidents. The Coloradoan newspaper reported an increase in accidents of 83 percent at the same intersection.

At another intersection in Ft. Collins a different approach was taken. The time before the yellow light turns to red was lengthened by one second. The number of citations issued by the red light camera dropped by more than 60 percent, and the number of accidents at the intersection dropped 57 percent, according to the Colorado Avalanche.

"Most drivers are good people who want to obey the law. If cities give them enough time to either stop or clear the intersection they will. But as long as cities use short yellow lights to generate more revenue through increased tickets, motorists will resort to PhotoBlocker spray to protect themselves," said Joe Scott, from PhantomPlate, Inc.

"The red-light cameras just don't work as advertised. Thousands of innocent drivers are getting tickets they do not deserve," said Scott. "The red light cameras actually lead to an increase in rear-end accidents as drivers slam on their brakes to avoid citations. Speed cameras are inaccurate and regularly ticket drivers who were below the speed limit."

News reports from all around the nation support the claims made by Scott. His company makes PhotoBlocker (tm), a spray used by more and more drivers as a form of protection against unjust tickets. Brisk sales of the spray indicate that a growing number of motorists are trying to protect themselves from a system that is unfair, and does not work.

PhotoBlocker (tm) is a simple aerosol spray that when applied to a license plate does not in any way alter the appearance of the plate to the naked eye, but the flash picture from a red-light camera or speed camera makes the number on the plate unreadable.

"When the yellow-light cycle is too short it doesn't allow drivers time to clear the area. Those drivers are law-abiding citizens who are victims of a system designed to maximize revenue, not reduce accidents. They did nothing wrong. So now they are using PhotoBlocker spray to prevent unjust tickets," said Scott.

A study by the Texas Transportation Institute reported that adding an extra second of yellow light time can cut accidents by 40 percent or more.

"Drivers are tired of getting tickets they do not deserve. The cost in time and money to defend themselves is excessive, so they would rather use PhotoBlocker (tm) spray to save money by preventing the unjust tickets. We want our roads to be safe, and we do not encourage anyone to break the law. But we know how frustrating it is to get a ticket you do not deserve," explained Scott.

Incidents reported in the media increase the demand for cans of PhotoBlocker (tm) spray. The company reports sales of over 350,000 cans protecting over 1 million vehicles in 23 countries.
"We get calls, e-mails and letters from many professionals who are very happy with the effectiveness of PhotoBlocker spray. Journalists, doctors, lawyers, firefighters, teachers, judges and police officers themselves have resorted to using PhotoBlocker spray to avoid entrapment," said Scott.

Press release services provided by ThatPRGuy.com via PRZOOM - NewswireToday

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Automotive/Trucking/RV Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: ThatPRGuy.com

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Automotive/Trucking/RV articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Red Light Cameras in Colorado Increase Accidents

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

|
Publisher Contact: David M. Bresnahan 
703-624-9318
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any ThatPRGuy.com securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Automotive/Trucking/RV via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From ThatPRGuy.com / Company Profile


Read Automotive/Trucking/RV Most Recent Related Newswires:

Connected Truck Telematics Providers Focus on Partnerships to Keep Pace with Digital Transformation Finds Frost & Sullivan
MAN and CNL to Bring eTrucks to Our Roads
Automotive OEMs Prepare for 48v Power-net, Fuelled by Autonomous Driving and Stringent Emission Norms Finds Frost & Sullivan
Automotive OEMs Standardise Testing and Explore Alternative Powertrains to Comply with RDE Deadlines Finds Frost & Sullivan
Infiltration of New Green MD-HD Trucks and Buses Set to Transform North American & European Hybrid-Electric Truck & Bus Market Finds Frost & Sullivan
Disruptive Impact of Global LNG Trade Fuels Growth Opportunities in the Medium-heavy Duty CNG and LNG Truck Market Finds Frost & Sullivan
Positive Outlook for the Indonesian Automotive Market Reports Frost & Sullivan
Fully Autonomous Vehicles Spur LIDAR Sensors Mass Adoption Finds Frost & Sullivan
Vehicle Financing Market - New Business Strategies Steer Rapid Growth Opportunities Finds Frost & Sullivan
Latin American OEMs Focus on Advanced Automotive Features to Trigger New Growth Opportunities Finds Frost & Sullivan
Truck Digitisation and Tech Developments in Freight will Boost Europe’s Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market Reports Frost & Sullivan
Collaborations with Technology Providers Offer European Automotive OEMs New Growth Opportunities Finds Frost & Sullivan
MAN Makes Inroads in Mexico
Interstate Batteries Takes Top Honors in Product Leadership for Overall Best Automotive Battery
The NEOPLAN Skyliner Has Been Awarded The ‘International Busplaner Sustainability Prize 2017’

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  BizJobs.com





 
  ©2017 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)