Drivers often ignore fines from red-light traffic cameras

Sunday, April 27, 2008 | 7:15 p.m. CDT; updated 4:56 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

ST. LOUIS — Red-light traffic cameras have generated a steady stream of revenue for cities in the St. Louis area as motorists caught running red lights pay fines of $100 per violation. But cities that installed the cameras are finding it’s not so easy to collect from those who refuse to pay the tickets.