NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An alarming new report shows the number of deadly red light crashes has climbed to a ten-year high.

The American Automobile Association analyzed all red light crashes from 2017 – the most recent data available – and found 939 people were killed nationwide.

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That’s a 28-percent increase from five years ago.

The research shows more than two people are killed every day in crashes involving someone who ran a red light.

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“The problem is drivers are distracted, they’re impatient and they’re reckless and they’re making the decision to run a red light instead of safely stopping,” Doug Shupe of AAA said.

The motor club says it wants to see more red light cameras at busy intersections.

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The report also shows one-in-three drivers admit to running a red light in the past month – even when they knew they could have stopped.