Do You Run Red Lights? ...This New Law Will Catch You On Camera!

February 21, 2020

Under a bill scheduled for a vote next Thursday, cities and towns across Massachusetts could decide to install automated road safety camera systems to identify and then photograph vehicles that commit any number of traffic law violations at intersections.​ The camera systems could look for vehicles that fail to stop at a red light, cars traveling at least five miles an hour above the posted speed limit, vehicles making a right turn at a red light where prohibited, and cars blocking an intersection or bus lane. Drivers who put the pedal down when they see a yellow light, however, would be are safe -- the bill declares that it would not be a violation "if any part of the vehicle was over the stop line when the light was yellow."

If caught by a camera, you could be hit with a fine of up to $25!