The Courier Mail reported Brisbane CBD was the worst police district for red light offences, followed by Mount Gravatt, Boondall and Coomera.
RACQ spokesperson Lauren Ritchie said running a red light was extremely dangerous and risked the lives of other road users.
“Whether you’re in a hurry, or not paying attention, there’s never an excuse for running a red and the consequences could be deadly for cyclists, pedestrians or other motorists,” Ms Ritchie said.
“The yellow light means stop if it’s safe to do so. Many people believe the yellow light is the end of the green phase but it is in fact the start of the red phase of the traffic lights.
“Across Queensland, this dangerous behaviour will earn you a $400 fine and three demerit points.
“We’ve already seen too many lives lost on Queensland roads this year and we need all road users to play their part by paying attention and practicing safe driving behaviour at all times.”
* Infringements issued by QPS Divisions, not including camera-detected infringements
From 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Oct 2020
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