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red light

1. noun On a traffic light, the color that means "stop." I pulled up to the red light and stopped the car. Please be careful driving out there—people are maniacs and don't even stop at red lights!
2. noun A message or signal to stop. I'm really not interested in dating Rob, and I thought I gave him a red light, but he keeps pursuing me nonetheless.
3. adjective (often hyphenated) Indicative of a brothel (due to the practice of using red lamps to show that an establishment is a brothel). Be careful if you venture into the red-light district, there are a lot of shady characters there.
See also: light, red
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Oregon cities that install cameras at intersections to catch motorists running red lights may soon be able to also use them to catch speeders under House Bill 2409.
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Drivers running red lights cause an average of two deaths and more than 340 injuries every day in the U.
Across the country more than 67,000 motorists were given points for failing to stop at a red light in 2015, which was 5,023 more than the year before.
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The consequences that are associated with running a red light or stop sign are far too serious to risk by making a careless decision," says Rhonda Craft, director of the California Office of Traffic and Safety, Sacramento.
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The violations included running red lights, exceeding speed limits, and parking vehicles on pedestrian crossings, stated Captain Ahmed Al Muhairi, the head of Traffic Safety Section at the Traffic Engineering and Safety Department in the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of the Abu Dhabi Police.
New no-flash cameras on Abu Dhabi junctions caught thousands of motorists driving through red lights during the first quarter of this year.
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Motorists involved in an accident if they pass through a red light will automatically be deemed at fault for a collision.
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Released in February by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the analysis looked at cities with populations over 200,000 and compared those with red light camera programs to those without.
MUSCAT: The road safety watchdog informs that red light violators cause horrific car accidents and urged the Royal Oman Police to install cameras in every signal to punish offenders.