CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Red light running is a very dangerous problem all across the nation, and Arizona has the highest number of red light runner incidents in the country.

Most people don't understand that turning right on red light can be considered running a red light if the driver fails to stop before making the turn.

[WATCH: Red light runners caught in Chandler]

Arizona's Family's Stanley Roberts rode with traffic officer Jeremy Logan of the Chandler Police Department as they look for red light runners.

The common form of red light runner are people who are making a right hand turn. Most drivers never realize that a stop is a legal requirement with any turn on red. 

In Chandler, the fine for running a red light is $260 and two points on your driving record. 

[SPECIAL SECTION: Caught Misbehaving]

Caught Misbehaving with Stanley Roberts exposes individuals who brazenly defy the law or common courtesy, risking social and/or legal consequences. His reports air regularly on CBS 5 News at 10 p.m.

Copyright 2019 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.


Recommended for you