New Florida red light camera report has controversial findings

Florida’s 2018 red light camera report appears to be the state’s most comprehensive ever, with analysis and suggestions that have been desperately lacking in most of the annual reports since the state authorized the ticket-writing technology in 2010.

This year’s report, released Thursday by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV), indicated crashes at red light camera intersections that local municipalities have been able to track have increased by about 15 percent since the technology was installed, mirroring the same 15 percent increase in miles driven by vehicles on Florida roads.