|Most people run red lights because they are in a hurry, when in fact they only save seconds.
Almost all drivers (96%) fear being struck by a red light runner.
A majority of Americans (56%) admit to running red lights.
Red light runners can be any one of us who drives.
One in three Americans knows someone who has been injured or killed in a red light running crash.
Red light running is often a result of aggressive driving, and is completely preventable.
Sources: “Stop Red Light Running,” Federal Highway Administration Safety Website: http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/index.htm.
R. A. Retting and A.F. Williams, "Characteristics of Red Light Violators: Results of a Field Investigation," Journal of Safety Research (1996): 27.1, 9-15