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Tag: traffic safety


SAFETY: Red-light cameras send a clear message

Hundreds of people are killed and thousands more are injured each year by red-light runners. Unfortunately, this disregard for traffic safety laws frequently goes unpunished.

We have directly experienced the torment and grief these careless incidents create. On Thursday, Jan. 26, we will remember the 10th anniversary of our daughter Sarah’s death at the hands of a red-light runner.

In 2002, a man traveling 55 mph ran a red light and struck Sarah’s car, killing her. Only 31 years old, Sarah, a high school science teacher, was robbed of her bright future, her two children deprived of a loving mother.

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