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AAA: DC Made $13 Million From Red Light Cameras

6:12 AM, Mar 19, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Drivers hate them, but the District is making a bundle on them: red light cameras. 

The Washington Post reports that a record number of tickets were doled out in fiscal 2012 by intersection cameras: more than 91,000 of them. That number is up almost 14,000 over the previous year.

AAA obtained the numbers through a Freedom of Information Act request.  The District took in almost $13 million from red-light cameras last year -- up almost $2 million from 2011.

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