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Mobile speed cameras coming soon to Howard County

Saturday - 5/14/2011, 9:37am  ET

COLUMBIA, Md. - In just a few months Howard County will begin its first speed camera program.

"You will see speed cameras only in school zones in the fall." said Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on the Politics Program with Mark Plotkin. We'll have a period of warnings in October or so."

During that warning period, speeders caught by the cameras will only receive a warning in the mail, but after that they'll receive a $40 ticket.

"We hope we don't give any tickets, because people slow down," said Ulman.

Instead of established cameras, the county will mobile vans moving from school zone to school zone.

WTOP's Veronica Robinson contributed to this report. Follow WTOP on Twitter.

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