Some articles on light, camera, red light cameras, red, cameras:
... with the color or wavelength of the light (see dispersion), it follows that a system of lenses (uncorrected) projects images of different colors in somewhat different places and sizes and with ... If mixed light be employed (e.g ... white light) all these images are formed and since they are all ultimately intercepted by a plane (the retina of the eye, a focusing screen of a camera, etc.), they cause a confusion, named chromatic aberration for ...
... the previous 30 years in Australia, the UK, Singapore and the US, and concluded that red light cameras "improve the overall safety of intersections where they are used." While the report states that ... which compared the results of 10 controlled before-after studies of red light cameras in the US, Australia and Singapore ... Studies of red light cameras worldwide show a reduction of crashes involving injury by about 25% to 30%, taking into account increases in rear-end crashes, according to testimony from a meeting of the ...
... They also report traffic light outages, issue parking citations, help clear and direct traffic around minor accidents ... Police Chief Harold Hurtt, White had 50 red-light cameras installed around Houston ... intersections were used to test the traffic cameras in September 2006 ...
Famous quotes containing the words cameras, red and/or light:
“While the music is performed, the cameras linger savagely over the faces of the audience. What a bottomless chasm of vacuity they reveal! Those who flock round the Beatles, who scream themselves into hysteria, whose vacant faces flicker over the TV screen, are the least fortunate of their generation, the dull, the idle, the failures . . .”
—Paul Johnson (b. 1928)
“The true colour of life is the colour of the body, the colour of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest colour of the unpublished blood.”
—Alice Meynell (18471922)
“Why do we then shun death with anxious strife?
If Light can thus deceive, wherefore not Life?”
—Joseph Blanco White (17751841)