You approach an intersection at a yellow light, and you speed up to get through it just as the light turns red. What you see next is a series of camera flashes. A few weeks later you receive a ticket in the mail. The ticket shows several photos: your face behind the wheel, your license plate, and your car at the red light intersection. You just received a red light camera ticket. The cost of a Sacramento red light ticket is$480! That’s a stiff penalty, and if that isn’t bad enough, the violation also carries one DMV point, which may increase your insurance rates for the next three years.