Cameras catch 1 million running red lights

NEW YORK - (AP) - Big Brother is watching New York City drivers -and catching them running red lights.

The New York Post says the city ticketed more than 1 milliondrivers for running a red light and getting caught on camera in2010.

That's a 40 percent jump from the previous year.

The city's 150 secret cameras nabbed an average of 2,741 driversa day in 2010, according to figures obtained by the Post through aFreedom of Information request.

Meanwhile, the city collected $55.4 million inred-light tickets in 2010, up 70 percent from $32 million in 2009.

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