1,000+ Drivers to get ticket refunds thanks to bad traffic signal

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PARADISE VALLEY -- If you were ticketed for running a yell left-turn signal in Paradise Valley, you might be getting your money back.

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Some drivers ticketed for running P.V. light to get refunds - If you were ticketed for running a yell left-turn signal in Paradise Valley, you might be getting your money back.

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The city plans to issue refunds to more than 1,000 drivers who got tickets for running the light at Tatum Boulevard and McDonald Drive because the signal is faulty. The turn light lasted just three seconds. The city's policy says it should last for 4.5 seconds.

The tickets in question were issued between May 7 and June 17.

Drivers who paid the citation should get $182 back. Those who took a defensive-driving course can expect $234.

The fine refunds are expected to cost Paradise Valley some $36,000.