WATCH: Verra Mobility releases video of worst red-light runners of 2021

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FILE – In this March 30, 2018, file photo, a motorist waits at a traffic light while the waxing full moon rises in the distance in Overland Park, Kan. The number of people killed by drivers running red lights has hit a 10-year high, and AAA is urging drivers and pedestrians to use caution at traffic signals. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Verra Mobility released a video of the worst red-light runners for this year on Monday.

Verra Mobility says that the video highlights the need for intersections, safety enforcement and increased driver attention.

“We hope the release of this video will alert motorists across the United States about the dangers of red-light running,” an official press release says. “With the holiday season being one of the busiest travel times of the year, this video underscores the dangers distracted driving or poor driving decisions can have on our communities.”

Insurance Institute for Highways Safety says that in 2019, an estimated 143,000 Americans were injured in red-light running crashes.

“Reckless and distracted driving continues to have a profound and devastating impact on drivers, passengers, and families,” President and Chief Executive Officer of Verra Mobility David Roberts said. “By deploying more intelligent transportation systems such as road safety cameras, communities are empowered to help improve driver behavior and reduce crashes. At Verra Mobility, we focus on enriching lives through safer mobility solutions and helping to make sure that everyone can arrive home safely.”

WARNING: the video shows car crashes. Please view at your own discretion.

Watch the video here. The city and states shown in the video are Sunrise, FL, Scottsdale, AZ, Lakeland, FL, Fayetteville, NC and Baton Rouge, LA.

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