Whether it's because we're distracted or in a hurry, red-lightrunning is a dangerous driving behavior that many of us areapparently guilty of, at least on occasion. A shocking 3.7million drivers in the United States received a violation forrunning a red light in 2014, according to the the National Coalition for Safer Roads.

In 2013, at least 697 people were killed in accidents involvingred-light running in the U.S., while an estimated 127,000 peoplewere injured. And not surprisingly, the majority of incidentsusually occur during peak summer driving periods such as MemorialDay, Independence Day and Labor Day.

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