Chicago drivers should start to slow down and respect traffic laws. A yellow light is a sign to slow down, not speed up.
Ald. Anthony Beale wants what he demanded two years ago, but didn’t get: a federal study of the duration of yellow lights.
The city will triple the grace period to three-tenths of a second after the light turns red, based on the results of a Northwestern University study.
The decision means that the case that could ultimately lead to refunds of fines will continue.
Some 1.2 million motorists have been sent notices offering an “additional opportunity” to contest Chicago red-light and speed-camera tickets.
Rob Sherman, who died over the weekend in a crash of his small plane in Marengo, operated a business helping people build aircraft from kits.
U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall sentenced the former CEO of Redflex Traffic Systems to 30 months in prison for enabling a massive bribery scheme.