Taped red light runners will soon face fines in KC
Thursday, February 19, 2009 | 11:29 a.m. CST;
updated 9:36 a.m. CDT, Thursday, July 9, 2009
KANSAS CITY — Motorists caught on tape running red lights in Kansas City will soon face fines.
Police say a camera that began operating last month at one intersection has been catching about 20 to 25 people a day for failing to stop for red lights. So far, red-light runners have faced only warning letters.
That changes Saturday when the 30-day warning period ends. Violators soon will start getting a letter in the mail explaining that they owe $100 plus court costs.
City leaders say red-light cameras will be added to five more intersections by the end of March.
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