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Rolling-Right-Turn Accidents Rarer Than Lightning Strikes, Yet Los Angeles Drivers Rack Up Tickets

March 26, 2011

Rolling-Right-Turn Accidents Rarer Than Lightning Strikes, Yet Los Angeles Drivers Rack Up Tickets.

Oklahoma legislators are being wined and dined by Red Light Camera hucksters who pitch the idea of raising revenue from traffic fines on motorists– not for safety violations but for common sense.

TheNewspaper.com put the odds of an accident caused by a rolling right turn in even more dramatic terms: “A review of US Department of Transportation statistics shows that an average motorist could drive a billion miles — the distance from Earth to Jupiter and back — before being involved in an accident that resulted from a motorist making a rolling stop on a right-hand turn.”

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