AAA supports legislation for two Far Northeast red-light cameras

AAA-Mid Atlantic today announced its support for legislation that would bring two additional red-light cameras to the Far Northeast.

Two city bills sponsored by 10th District Councilman Brian O’Neill would add cameras to Worthington Road and Byberry Road, and Woodhaven Road and Knights Road.

“AAA Mid-Atlantic supports red light camera locations based on crash data, which is the case for these two intersections,” says a release from the agency. “We believe also that red light cameras must be operated with highway safety, not revenue generation, as the goal, and support the way the program is being operated in Philadelphia with safeguards to ensure a fair process for motorists.”

The cameras would be installed early next year and would include the 60-day grace period all red-light cameras come with; motorists would receive only a warning for violations within the first two months. Cameras are also planned for Grant Avenue and Academy Road, and Byberry Road and Bustleton Avenue.

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