US states and cities are changing their speed camera laws.
Here’s what to expect from your region.
Albuquerque recently made changes to its speed camera laws.
KRQE reports that Alburquerque’s new speed camera surveillance system will cost locals $100 per citation.
This new speed camera law came into force on May 25th.
Albuquerque residents were notified of the cost increase by mail every month.
KRQE reports that the Albuquerque Police Department has confirmed the presence of three speed cameras in the city.
Each of these cameras enforces a 40 mph speed limit.
Albuquerque plans to increase the number of speed cameras to 10 as part of its Speed Enforcement Program, EIN reports.
Carlos Lofstedt, President and CEO of NovoaGlobal, told EIN: “Speeding is a preventable cause of fatal collisions and life-altering injuries. NovoaGlobal is bringing the latest in photo enforcement technology to Albuquerque in a citywide effort that we believe can really make a difference and transform driving culture. These photo surveillance systems will be implemented in Albuquerque to educate motorists, enforce traffic laws, and create a safer community for Albuquerque’s families and visitors.”
New Yorkers recently faced a speed camera law change.
New York state lawmakers signed a deal that would require the city’s speed cameras to stay on 24 hours a day.
The New York Post reports that the deal is likely to come before the state’s scheduled June 2nd legislative session.
The Governors Highway Association notes that 21 states and the District of Columbia allow speed cameras.
States with speed camera permits include:
- New Mexico
- new York
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
Speed camera laws are subject to change.
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