Boynton Beach Police use red light camera violations to educate drivers

Boynton Beach Police are using social media and red light camera video to help educate drivers. (BBPD)

Boynton Beach Police take advantage of the many close calls their red light cameras captures to educate drivers. The videos show just how close and how often drivers get to a nasty crash.

In a Facebook post, the department showed a video of a car running a light and swerving violently to avoid a collision. In the post, they said: "We routinely share videos of red light camera violations in the hopes of creating constructive dialogue about the importance of stopping on red, and the dangers of distracted driving."

The post had been viewed about 1800 times in the 14 hours it had been posted.

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