GURNEE, IL - June 1, 2009 - The Village of Gurnee will begin the red light camera 30-day warning period on Saturday, June 6th. Motorists who violate red lights during this period will be notified through a warning letter, but will not receive a citation. The 30-day warning period will conclude on Sunday, July 5th. Starting on Monday, July 6th, civil penalties in the amount of $100 per infraction will be issued to the registered owner of the vehicle that enters an intersection after the signal light has turned red.
Red Light Cameras that will be activated on June 6th include the following intersections:
- Grand Avenue and Route 21 - east and westbound approaches;
- Grand Avenue and Dilleys Road - east and westbound approaches;
- Grand Avenue and Hunt Club Road - east and westbound approaches; and
- Route 41 and Delany Road - east and westbound approaches.
The goal of Red Light Program is to make community roads safer and reduce automobile-related tragedies by addressing red light running. The campaign seeks to re-establish respect for traffic signals in an effort to enhance the safety of residents and visitors. The aim is also to reduce the number and severity of crashes, in addition to injuries and fatalities, caused by dangerous and aggressive driving.
Anyone having questions may contact the Gurnee Police Department’s photo enforcement office at 847-599-7171, or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, residents can
visit /police/red_light_camera/index.html to review more information about the program.