For the past couple of years, I have been complaining that red light running is becoming rampant in Ontario, almost by the month it gets worse. I have spoken with the Ministry of Transportation, who say this is an enforcement issue. I have spoken with several police departments, including Toronto and Durham, who say that while the problem is on their radar, they don’t really have a solution.
There is a particularly bad intersection near my home in Whitby, and I have been considering camping out to count how many red-light runners I see in a day. For now however, I present this terrifying video from Richmond Hill, Ontario. YouTuber Mark Corrigan shared this video that was caught on his dash camera as he traveled east on Major Mackenzie, through the light at Bayview.
Fortunately, Corrigan saw the incoming Rav4 out of the corner of his eye, just in time.
Come on Ontario enforcement agencies, it is time to reverse this trend!