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Old 10-29-2014, 11:57 AM   #101
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The one I got said send payment to to City of Houston, at an address in Nevada or some other state.

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True, but I'm sure infinitely more have been rear ended at an intersection. I'll take the small increase of a broadside in exchange for a huge decrease in chance of being rear ended on my bike any day...however I do try to stop next to the car in front of me as opposed to behind jt.
How many times have you been rear-ended? I have been hit head-on and rear-ended more times than I care to count. Based on those experiences, if I have a choice... (obviously I don't) I would pick being rear-ended FAR FAR above all other directions of being hit. A vehicle is least protective of the occupants in a broadside.

I count my blessings I have not being T-boned.



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Old 10-29-2014, 12:09 PM   #106
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...they got 75,000 people in one month
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Of course they are fudging. Look at that one light I mentioned. 7500 tickets in a month. That's over 550,000 dollars. Of course HPD wants them back.
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Old 10-29-2014, 12:33 PM   #111
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What Im saying is that the cameras only reduce extremely rare ttpes of crashes and massively increases the ALREADY much more common rear end crashes.

Let's say one intersection has 5 T bone crashes and 50 rear end crashes in 6 months. Does it make sense to reduce the number of T bones by 25%(1) in exchange for increasing rear end collisions by 800%(400)?
Post a legit study instead of your flapping gums gibberish
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Shel, you can pull all the numbers you want out of... wherever. I would gladly take all the rear-ended accidents I've suffered - none my fault and none with anything close to life-threatening injuries - over getting creamed ONCE by a pickup like that video.

Heck, I would even go so far as to say that about all the head-ons I got hit. Crumple zones, seat belts, and airbags do wonders in a head-on.

In a side swipe... good freakin' luck!
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Touche, the only links I've seen you pro camera guys post is bit's and pieces of a study picked out by an organization that stands to profit from more cameras, which, by the way is where I got my 25% figure.
The percentage I don't see them show from the studies, is how many MORE rear end collisions they can cause. They admitted it was higher, but never gave a percent.

someone else on one of the first pages said 800%, which wouldn't surprise me. can't tell you how many times I slammed on the brakes when we had cameras as opposed to just going through the intersection on a yellow light.
Did you ever get rear ended at an intersection with a red-light camera?
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Nope, apparently I opted for a 75 dollar ticket instead. Thank you Anise Parker, for making me pay to avoid getting rear ended.
BOOM! Neither have I. There's my study and proof that red-light cameras don't cause rear end collisions even for drivers with "no judgment". I just won the internet
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