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Red Light Cameras Near Garden City

Red light cameras often are visible throughout the area.

Those notified by mail of running a red light at an intersection are also sent a photo of the alleged infraction as well as a link to watch a video of any transgression.

The Nassau County Department of Traffic Safety released a list of the current red light cameras up around the North Shore.

Here’s a look at noted intersections with red light cameras:

  • East Garden City: Old Country Road and Ring Road
  • East Rockaway: Atlantic and Ocean Avenues
  • Hewlett: Mill Road and Peninsula Boulevard
  • Inwood/Lawrence: Burnside Avenue and Nassau Expressway/Route 878
  • Inwood/Lawrence: Rockaway Turnpike and Nassau Expressway/Route 878
  • Island Park: Long Beach Road and Austin Boulevard
  • Oceanside: Lawson Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue
  • Oceanside: Long Beach Road and Daly Boulevard
  • Oceanside: Long Beach Road and Mott Street
  • Rockville Centre: Lakeview Avenue and Peninsula Boulevard
  • Uniondale: Earle Ovington Boulevard/Uniondale Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike
  • Uniondale: Earle Ovington Boulevard and Charles Lindbergh Boulevard
  • Uniondale: Jerusalem Avenue and Uniondale Avenue
  • Westbury: Salisbury Park Drive/School Street and Old Country Road
  • Westbury: Post Avenue/Merrick Avenue and Old Country Road
  • Westbury: Merrick Avenue and Stewart Avenue/Park Boulevard
  • West Hempstead: Hempstead Turnpike/Route 24 and Nassau Boulevard

Christopher M. Mistron, the coordinator of the department, said there are no new sites in the works at this time.

What do you think about red light cameras? Do you think they’re a good thing? Sound off here on our Road Rage blog or comment below.

D.J. Millner December 04, 2013 at 08:33 PM
Newly installed red light flash box installed at Cedarhurst Avenue and West Broadway targeting north bound traffic without any signage. School crossing guard waived me through the intersection after the light had turned red. I proceeded without knowing that there was a flash box there,caught my car and $80 later, I am informing all to beware of so called "offical traffic crossing guards" waiving you through an intersection.
D.R.St-Jacques December 13, 2013 at 10:39 AM
It seems that these devices are not being installed to either improve the flow of traffic nor to make for a safer traffic flow. It does appear that they are being used to generate income for the local area and for the company that installs them. Would suggest that the various towns, etc, try regular traffic enforcement by their traffic enforcement division.
Peter J. Tomao December 20, 2013 at 06:54 PM
I disagree. Having received two tickets our family is more careful about red lights. I'd like to see more well marked intersections.

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