Police from all law-enforcement agencies in Santa Clara County are joining forces this week to target red-light runners throughout the county.
The new campaign will last from April 20 to May 17. Police will add extra patrols to target red-light violators during this period. The fine for running a red light is a minimum of $340.
Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns said in a news release that the risk made to run a red light is not worth the cost, particularly when it comes to risking injury or death.
"Slow for yellow, and stop for red," he said.
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