How many Cameras are in use in Montgomery County?
Speed Cameras: 34 Portable Camera Units (PCUs), 5 Mobile (van) Units, and 38 Fixed Pole Cameras.
What are the locations of the automated speed and red light cameras?
Where is the citation sent? How long after the violation date is it sent?
The citation is mailed to the address of the vehicle's registered owner's address on the file with the Department of Motor Vehicles. By law, the red light violations must be mailed no later than the 14th day from the violation date. For speed violations, vehicles registered in MD must be mailed no later than the 14th day from the violation date and vehicles registered out of state must be mailed no later than the 30th day from the violation date.
What are the fine amounts? Are there points assessed?
By law, the fine for an automated speed violation is $40, automated red light violation is $75. These citations are civil violations and carry no points.
How long do I have to pay the citation?
If payment is not received by the due date on the citation a notice will be sent to the registered owner that their tag will be flagged by the MVA if the citation is not paid within 30 days of the date of the notification. If payment is not received a 3rd notice will be mailed stating that the tag has been flagged.