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How speed cameras vendors are compensated is latest squabble over Maryland's controversial safety program, which motorists say are inaccurate in some jurisdiction.
Many drivers dislike speed cameras, and some even see them as a way for governments to line their pockets. But a recent report shows they have slowed down drivers on seven Maryland state roads.
Speed limits and speeding fines on some major commuter routes in the nation's capital will remain higher at least until the early 2013. While the D.C. Council recently passed a bill to lower the limits and fines, the council and Mayor Vincent Gray are at odds over who has final say in the decision.
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When Daniel Doty got a $40 speeding ticket for driving 38 miles per hour in a 25-mph zone, he was outraged. That's because Doty wasn't speeding. In fact, his Mazda 5 was stopped.
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The Maryland State Highway Administration is defending its speed cameras after a state lawmaker called for local jurisdictions to audit the devices and submit the results to the General Assembly.
After unveiling 72 new speed cameras across Prince George's County in 2012, the police department plans to add dozens of new red light cameras in 2013.
The District of Columbia Department of Transportation is expected to announce a change in speed limits on several major roads.
In the past three years, the District paid $52.7 million to the private speed camera contractor ACS State & Local Solutions to install, operate and maintain the city's network of speed and red light cameras, according to a report by the Office of the Inspector General.
When it comes to speed cameras, drivers are a quick study. Area police departments are increasingly employing the cameras to slow traffic in target areas, such as school zones.
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