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Safety Cameras in Texas
Statistics from Texas police departments show traffic safety cameras have reduced crashes at the state's most dangerous intersections, including:
 
Ft. Worth: 83% reduction in the number of collisions one year after installing cameras (The Shorthorn, 2/11/15).
 
Arlington: 75% reduction in the number of collisions at photo-enforced intersections (The Shorthorn, 2/11/15).
 
Killeen: 47% reduction in red light violations (Killeen Daily Herald, 8/3/14).
 
Austin: 40% reduction in the number of collisions at photo-enforced intersections (Austin American-Statesman, 3/5/12). 
 
The Cost of Reckless Driving in Texas
A report from the Texas Department of Transportation details the nearly 445,000 crashes in Texas in 2013. There were no deathless days on Texas roadways.
 
   ·       444,468 crashes occurred, 
        one every 71 seconds
 
   ·   3,377 people were killed on Texas roadways,
       one person killed every 2 hours and 36 minutes
 
   ·       475 pedestrians were killed in crashes, 
        over 1 person every day
 
   ·       232,041 people were injured in a motor vehicle crash,
       every 2 minutes and 15 seconds