Tulsa police crack down on red, yellow light violators

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TULSA, Okla. (KAKE) -

Police in Tulsa say they're cracking down on red and yellow traffic light violators through the month of April.

KTUL reports traffic and motorcycle officer will be randomly monitoring major intersections, watching for people who hit the gas instead of the bakes at yellow and red lights. 

A ticket for running a red light will cost drivers $250, and those who speed up through a yellow light will get a $200 ticket. Police said there will be no warnings. 

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Law enforcement remind drivers to remain alert, not use electronic devices, use seat belts and car seats properly and to pay attention to traffic signals.

Tulsa police say running through a red light is the leading cause of severe and deadly crashes.