Dayton to activate 5 red-light cameras today for 30-day warning period

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Cameras at two more intersections have been installed to catch drivers speeding and running red lights.

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Five traffic enforcement red-light cameras will be activated starting today at two intersections.

Three cameras will be at James H. McGee Boulevard and West Third Street, and two others are at Linden Avenue and South Smithville Road. A 30-day warning period begins Monday at both locations, according to a release from the city.

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During the warning period, the registered owner of a vehicle committing a violation will be sent a warning in the mail. After 30 days, citations will be issued by mail, according to the city.

Activation of these red-light cameras completes the Dayton Police Department’s plan for traffic enforcement cameras.

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Two red light cameras are now placed at intersection of South Smithville Road at Linden Avenue.

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Following is a list of fixed-site camera locations, along with the current locations of mobile speed trailers:

  • West Third Street at James H. McGee Boulevard (three red light cameras)
  • North Gettysburg Avenue at Fairbanks Avenue (two speed cameras)
  • North Main Street at Siebenthaler Avenue (one speed camera)
  • South Keowee Street between East Third Street and East Fourth Street (two speed cameras)
  • South Smithville Road at Linden Avenue (two red light cameras)
  • Area of Troy Street and Stanley Avenue (two mobile speed trailers)
  • North Main Street near Forest Glen Avenue (one mobile speed trailer).

The Dayton Police Department also uses six handheld speed enforcement camera units.

There have been 84 fewer injury crashes (432) to date in 2018 compared to 516 injury crashes during the same period in 2017, the city reported.

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