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10/28/2004
Australian Study of Red Light Cameras (Andreassen)
An exhaustive ten-year study of the effect of red light cameras on accident rates in Australia.

Australian Road Research BoardThe most complete study of the correlation of accidents and the use of red light cameras. It closely examined every accident report filed over a ten year period (including several years before and after cameras were installed). It found the cameras provided no benefit.

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The results of this study suggest that the installation of the RLC at these sites did not provide any reduction in accidents, rather there has been increases in rear end and adjacent approaches accidents on a before and after basis and also by comparison with the changes in accidents at intersection signals.
Source: A Long Term Study of Red Light Cameras and Accidents (Australian Road Research Board, 2/1/1995)

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