Montgomery County’s speed camera system is the most lucrative in Maryland, taking in almost a quarter of the state’s automated traffic enforcement fine revenue.
The final version of the legislation headed for Gov. Ralph Northam’s desk only allows for handheld speed cameras used by police officers while in highway work zones.
If a car thief runs a red light or speeds in front of a camera, those tickets go directly to the victim’s mailbox.
Under a bill passed unanimously earlier this week, the city would stop the practice of suspending someone’s driver’s license after racking up unpaid tickets or missed court appearances.
Some residents of Bethesda, Maryland, want a school zone on River Road near Braeburn Parkway. The designation would allow Montgomery County to put speed cameras there, where a crash killed three people in 2016.
The Maryland General Assembly wrapped up an unusually productive 90-day legislative session. Here’s a look at a few of the bills approved during the legislative session.
The Maryland Senate could vote on a bill that would authorize a single speed camera on Maryland Route 210 southbound at Old Fort Road on Monday.
Of Maryland’s 1.5 million speed camera tickets issued during the 2017 fiscal year, 1.2 million were handed out in the two counties, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Nearly 75,000 speed camera tickets were issued in the Suitland Road Bridge work zone on the Beltway during the last six months of 2017.
A D.C. lawmaker is investigating why certain speed cameras in the District consistently rake in huge amounts of cash, saying many residents have complained to her that certain areas are simply speed traps.
D.C. is king of speed camera fines, but Montgomery County is no slouch either. The AAA Mid-Atlantic says both raked in millions of fines last year.
“The vendor is getting nearly 40 percent of every speed camera ticket that is paid. It is one of the most-lucrative speed camera contracts in the state of Maryland,” said John Townsend of AAA Mid-Atlantic.
A set of portable speed cameras is scheduled to appear in a new location in Rockville, Maryland, starting on or about Jan. 3.
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