With New York expanding the red light camera program, a new industry for beating the red light camera tickets has been created. Please note that covering or coating a license plate is illegal in New York. However, according to the New York Post, roughly 31% of New York red light camera tickets are un-readable, it is safe to assume that this product is being widely used by some motorists.
The good news is that a red light camera ticket does not carry points and involves only a $50 fine. Contrast this to a red light ticket issued by a police officer which carries 3 points and a $280 fine plus $80 surcharge for a first offense.
The video below is a new report discussing different ways to avoid a red light camera ticket: