Worst of 2020: Alarming footage shows top-10 red-light runners of the year

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By NewsRadio 1120 KMOX

(KMOX) - Even with fewer drivers on the road this year red-light runners were captured in abundance.

Verra Mobility released video of the 10 worst cases of red-light runners causing accidents in 2020. They hope the video serves as an important warning about the dangers of irresponsible driving and red-light running.

An Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study found that cameras reduced the fatal red-light running crash rate of large cities by 21% and the rate of all types of fatal crashes at signalized intersections by 14%.

“These shocking crashes – captured in a year when traffic was actually down due to the pandemic – serve as a chilling reminder of the dangers that red-light runners present to our neighbors, friends and families,” said Garrett Miller, Verra Mobility Executive Vice President, Government Solutions. “In most cases these tragedies can be attributed to distracted driving and reckless behavior, making these collisions, not accidents.

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