The City of Springfield says it will remove red light cameras from all 11 intersections in which the devices are currently located. As KSMU’s Julie Greene reports, the decision comes more than four years after the city discontinued the program.
The traffic enforcement cameras are intended to photograph a vehicle that runs a red light. A citation is then mailed to the vehicle owner if a violation is determined to have occurred. These cameras are supposed to aid police officers, but according to some, they often cause more harm than good.