Pa. responders wary of remote override of traffic signals

Driving vehicles equipped with transmitters that turn traffic signals from red to green, the responders can get through select intersections faster


By Adam Brandolph
Pittsburgh Tribune Review

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Some paramedics, cops and firefighters in Pittsburgh's suburbs speed up when they see red.

Driving vehicles equipped with transmitters that turn specially outfitted traffic signals from red to green, the responders can get through select intersections to reach emergency scenes faster.

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