Wednesday, October 05, 2005
In a result which apparently surprised people, a new study has shown that DC's red light cameras do not reduce accidents. But, of course, Chief Ramsey remains somehow convinced that they are doing something worthwhile - he just can't say exactly what. The bad news? That these cameras, and their likely privacy-shattering descendants, will continue to proliferate while accomplishing little aside from lining a few contractor's coffers.
And if you think you can escape harm by biking to work, beware: many types of bicycle seats seem to cause impotence. Ouch.