FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – The city of Fayetteville is expanding its red-light safety camera program from three intersections to eight.
Phase two of the city’s red-light safety camera program will start with a seven-day warning phase starting Tuesday, Oct. 6 at noon. Any violations caught on camera at the new locations will result in a warning notice to the offending vehicle’s owner.
The citation phase will begin on Oct. 13 at noon and violations could result in a $100 fine.
In total, six new cameras will be installed at the following intersections:
• Northbound Reilly Road at Morganton Road
• Northbound and southbound Skibo Road at Yadkin Road/McPherson Church Road
• Northbound Yadkin Road at Santa Fe Drive
• Eastbound Raeford Road at Bunce Road
• Northbound Bragg Blvd at Cain Road/Ft. Bragg Road
The expansion brings the number of red-light safety cameras to 10 at eight intersections. Cameras are currently in operation at the following intersections:
• Northbound Ramsey Street at Law Road
• Northbound and Southbound S. Reilly Road at Kimridge Road
• Southbound Skibo Road at Morganton Road
“Our goal is to change driver behavior. We want people to remember that running red lights is dangerous to themselves and to others,” said Lee Jernigan, Interim Director of Engineering and Infrastructure. “We issue an average of 32 red light citations per day; I’d rather it be zero. That is a lot of potential accidents and injuries. If this program saves lives and makes our roads safer then we have achieved success.”