Red-Light Violation Fatalities at Ten-Year High
According to new data from NHTSA, the number of people who are killed during accidents involving drivers ignoring red lights recently hit a ten-year high. The latest nationwide figures available showed that, in 2017, 939 people lost their lives in U.S. red-light violation collisions. This figure is the highest since 2008 and is more than 28 percent higher than in 2012. According to the data, an average of two people in the United States lose their lives every day in these types of collisions.