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D.C. to reduce speed camera fines

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says some fines from traveling over the speed limit will be reduced on Monday. Fines for driving 11 to 15 mph over the speed limit will drop from $125 to $100, while fines for drivers traveling 1 to 10 mph over the speed limit will drop from $75 to $50.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 04:15pm EDT

Tags: Mayor Vincent Gray, fines

Councilmembers' bill would slash D.C. speed camera fines

A proposal by three members of the D.C. Council would reduce speed camera fines in the District from the highest in the nation to a maximum of $50.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 10:55am EDT

Tags: Tommy Wells, Mary Cheh, Marion Barry, D.C. Council, D.C. Department of Transportation, mark segraves, Metropolitan Police Department

WTOP Answer Desk: Speed box vs. speed cams

Beware - someone, or something, could soon be watching you.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 05:36am EDT

Tags: speed box, david burd, Frederick, Kim Dine

One year later: Do speed cameras in Prince George's County work?

The debate on speed cameras is going strong in Prince George's County, but 12 months later, Prince George's County Police call the speed cameras a success.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 04:25am EDT

Tags: ari ashe, bruce may, robert v. liberati

New cameras to watch cameras that watch you

Police in Prince George's County decided there's been enough vandalism to speed cameras. Now there are cameras to watch the cameras.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 01:14pm EDT

Tags: traffic, Prince Georges County Police, Robert Liberati, ari ashe

App finds D.C. one of the toughest for speed enforcement (VIDEO)

The D.C. area is one of the toughest for speed cameras, speed patrols and tickets.

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 06:42pm EDT

Tags: Trapster, app, megan cloherty,

Task force looks at lowering fines for speed and red light cameras

"I want to see whether our increase in fines has actually meant anything in terms of fewer numbers of people speeding or going through red lights," says D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh, (D-Ward 3).

Friday - 08/24/2012, 09:03am EDT

Tags: red light cameras, mark segraves, Mary Cheh, Tommy Wells

Speed cameras more mobile, look like mailboxes

Local governments are availing themselves of new mobile speed cameras that resemble mailboxes as effective and profitable ways to slow drivers down.

Monday - 08/20/2012, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: Neal Augenstein

School's back: A reminder to slow down in school zones

It's back-to-school time for about 2.5 million kids in the D.C. area over the next few weeks and that means extra care for drivers. It also means more clicking for school zone speed cameras.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 08:49am EDT

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, school, school zones,

Man charged with slinging marbles at speed cam van

An Ellicott City man was arrested on Tuesday for repeatedly driving past a speed camera van and firing glass marbles with a sling shot.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 01:52pm EDT

Tags: speed camera van

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