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Suffolk takes aim at red-light offenders

A red light is monitored by camera, located

A red light is monitored by camera, located at Merrick Road and Park Blvd. in Massapequa Park. (Aug. 6, 2009) Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

 The Suffolk County Police Department said Tuesday it will participate in National Stop on Red Week, from Sunday to Aug. 7, a campaign that urges stricter enforcement for drivers who run red lights.

The campaign aims to reduce the number of drivers who run red lights and the fatalities and injuries that occur as a result, police said in a news release. The campaign's goal also is to inform and educate the public about the "seriousness of running red lights."

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