Running red lights is one of the most serious traffic problems facing Beaverton residents today. Nationwide, running red lights is considered one of the most dangerous behaviors on U.S. roadways. In 2004, more than 900 people were killed and an estimated 168,000 were injured in crashes that involved the running of a red light.
Red Light Enforcement
Public acceptance of photo red-light enforcement is exceptionally high in the City of Beaverton. Residents consistently favor photo red-light enforcement. On average, three out of four Beaverton residents favor photo-red light enforcement. Beaverton residents have expressed their continued strong support for photo red-light enforcement on repeated citizen surveys.