Red light cameras in Bakersfield here to stay

Published 06/05 2014 11:57AM

Updated 06/05 2014 12:22PM

BAKERSFIELD, CA -- Red light cameras are here to stay.  The council approved a one-year extension on its contract with Redflex Traffic systems to operate red light cameras at twelve intersections in Bakersfield.

The vote was 6 to 1, with Russell Johnson in opposition.

Supporters said the cameras increase roadway safety.

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