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HAMILTON, ONT. DRIVERS MORE RECKLESS THAN TORONTO DRIVERS: STUDY

HAMILTON, Ont. -- Maybe it's all those Steel City drivers loose in Hogtown that is giving Toronto, Ont. it's reputa...


HAMILTON, Ont. — Maybe it’s all those Steel City drivers loose in Hogtown that is giving Toronto, Ont. it’s reputation for reckless drivers–at least, that may be the case if a recent study in Hamilton, Ont. is accurate.

The study, which is tracking red-light runners in Hamilton, suggests that drivers in Canada’s steel town are more likely to break the law. Two cameras reportedly nabbed an average of 14 red-light runners a day from Nov. 20 to Dec. 20. That’s about seven a day for each camera.

In comparison, Toronto, with 10 cameras — and five times the population — captured only 17 a day in the same period.

Experts believe it may yet be too early to look for patterns in the numbers, but some nonetheless believe the cameras, and news of their catches, may be cooling down some motorists.


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