Traffic Cameras That Change The Lights

Jun 24, 2014

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Anybody who's been driving for a while learns to look for the devices buried in the pavement that trigger changes in traffic lights. 

But those old devices--you know, make sure your car is directly over the sensor--are being replaced. 

Now cameras are being used to gauge traffic waiting for a green light. 

The city of Medford just installed several of the camera systems along Crater Lake Highway. 

We hear how they work, and what drivers should expect.