01/06/17 – 3:42 P.M.
Ohio recently passed a state law that allows you to go through a malfunctioning red light. Findlay Crime Prevention Officer Brian White says that there could be heavy consequences if you’re not careful.
White said that you must stop and wait at the light. After a reasonable amount of time has passed you may ensure the traffic is clear and proceed. He said that Findlay’s traffic lights are all functioning well and that he doesn’t see this being an issue.
White added that a bigger issue is that when a light is out, drivers forget to treat it as a four-way stop. He said that this is a bigger issue.
He added that the best way to remain safe in these scenarios is to make a right turn. Then you can safely make it to your destination.
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