A Pedestrian Supports Red-Light Cameras

RECEIVED Mon., Aug. 1, 2011

Dear Editor,
    As a pedestrian, once I get a walk signal, I frequently have to wait a few seconds for one or more cars to run the red light before I can safely cross the intersection. I support the red-light cameras because these drivers are putting lives in danger by not stopping when they are supposed to. The only changes I would make to the program are to cover more intersections and to give the tickets the same force of law as a ticket issued by a police officer. People who do not pay should receive arrest warrants, not collection notices.
Michael Guidry
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