To run the red light or not to run the red light, that is the question. But that's not the problem.
Accidents at intersections are seldom caused by drivers purposefully running a red light. More often, the driver is running the yellow light in anticipation of the red.
Sometimes he wins, sometimes he loses.
The red-light camera will likely catch him, but for what purpose -- to prevent future violations or to raise money?
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If the goal is to prevent accidents and injury, there is a better way. Since most violators are trying to beat the yellow rather than running the red, let's give the intersection a chance to clear by delaying the green light two or three seconds of all red in all directions.
That should give the yellow runners a chance to get through without hitting anything and in turn save others from being hit.
Red-light cameras can still catch blatant violators, but at least a wreck can be prevented. Seems like a simple solution to a real problem. Won't hurt to try it.