07/23/2009

Dallas switches red light law for first responders

By Tanya Eiserer
Dallas Morning News

DALLAS — A new law will allow emergency workers to run red lights in the line of duty without worrying about getting a red-light camera citation.

The new law, which takes effect Sept. 1, clarifies existing state law, which exempts emergency vehicles from being penalized under the state's criminal traffic laws, but didn't provide an exemption for red-light camera citations.

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