Engineering Panel Backpedals On Yellow Times (NMA mention)

Opponents of red light cameras have long argued that yellow times are too short. Now, the body responsible for setting yellow time standards agrees. The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) in August set up a panel of experts to consider the appeal of a team of engineers who came to the nation’s capital to argue the method of setting yellow times for left-hand and right-hand turns shortchanged motorists. In a September 27 letter to the head of ITE, the panel fully agreed with the appeal on two major points and partially agreed on two others…