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TALLAHASEE, Fla. - The Senate Transportation chairman will reportedly move forward with banning red light cameras in Florida.

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The new report from Legislature's Office of Program Policy Analysis and Governmental Accountability showed crashes have increased at the intersections with the red-light cameras.

According to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg requested the report, which found rear-end crashes increasing by 35 percent during the study period.

The report also found that crashes most commonly associated with red-light running increase by 22 percent at intersections.

Read more at Herald-Tribune.com.

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