DOT releases myth list in wake of yellow light study

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has released a list of six myths it found in a recent AAA study. According to AAA, yellow lights around

BROOKLYN - The Department of Transportation (DOT) has released a list of six myths it found in a recent AAA study.

According to AAA, yellow lights around the city are shorter than the standard three seconds. It says drivers are getting trapped at red light cameras because they don't have the time to slow down.

DOT first called the study bogus, but then went a step further. As part of the list, officials say the lights named by AAA were each inspected and found to have appropriate times.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 VIDEO: Mini-mall plaza opens in Sunset Park
News 12 Brooklyn asked residents what they like 2 Word on the Street: Inauguration Day
Authorities have released a surveillance image of a 3 Police release image of car suspected of Brooklyn drive-by shooting
4 Brooklyn Sportscast, Jan. 17
Our Lady of Loreto Church in Brownsville has 5 Residents fight to save vacant Brownsville church

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE