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Accession Number PB2014-101765
Title Automated Enforcement and Highway Safety, Tech Summary.
Publication Date Nov 2013
Media Count 2p
Personal Author S. Herbel
Abstract The objectives of the Automated Enforcement and Highway Safety Research study were to: (1) Conduct a literature review of national research related to the effectiveness of red light camera (RLC) programs in changing crash frequency, crash severity, crash costs, and violations; (2) Identify red light running program noteworthy practices, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and barriers; (3) Establish a record of current RLC applications in Louisiana communities and the observed safety impact of the programs; (4) Conduct a survey to understand public perception of RLC programs in Louisiana; review the existing statewide RLC policy, compare it to noteworthy practices, and identify potential improvements; and (5) Develop a guidebook for implementing red light camera programs.
Keywords Automated detection systems
Crash reduction
Highway safety
Law enforcement
Red light running
Traffic engineering
Traffic violations

Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 85D - Transportation Safety
85H - Road Transportation
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
43G - Transportation
Corporate Author Cambridge Systematics, Inc., Oakland, CA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Tech summary.
NTIS Issue Number 1407
Contract Number N/A

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