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Letter: Avoiding traffic-light entrapment

So if the company truck gets ticketed, who

So if the company truck gets ticketed, who pays? Traffic moves past the sign for a red-light camera on Middle Country Road near Boyle Road in Selden on Aug. 18, 2011. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

May I suggest an alternative to speed cameras ["Speed cams get to work," News, July 27]? Place speed bumps in the road to slow traffic. These would be cost-efficient and serve the purpose.

Also, intersections with cameras should all be equipped with digital counters to display the number of seconds before the light is going to change. This would give drivers adequate warning, so they don't have to speed up or slam on their brakes.

Mick Du Russel, Lake Ronkonkoma

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